A delayed neurological syndrome after carbon monoxide intoxication.

  title={A delayed neurological syndrome after carbon monoxide intoxication.},
  author={C Mouthon-Reignier and Julien Biberon and Bertrand de Toffol and Karl Mondon},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  volume={173 4},
A non-smoking, left-handed, 75-year-old man was hospitalized because of subacute mental delirium and behavioral problems. Two and a half months before his hospitalization, he was found unconscious near his kitchen in the presence of a leaking 1-month natural-gas tank for a fuel-efficiency oven. He was admitted to the emergency unit with a carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) level of 3.1%, but did not require hospitalization. Several weeks later, he developed confusion, amnesic issues with unpredictable… CONTINUE READING


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