Carbon monoxide poisoning

Case contributed by Dr Ruslan Asadov

Presentation

Poor memory, coordination disorder, orientation disorder, chorea.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
CT

Globus pallidus, cerebellum and cerebral cortex are hypodense.

Case Discussion

The patient had a history of carbon monoxide poisoning in 1997. She was in a coma for two months and gradually recovered. After 6 months she was able to speak and after 9 months she was then able to walk.

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Case information

rID: 10656
Published: 1st Sep 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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