Computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in cvanide poisoning

A 29-year-old chemistry student took 50 ml of a 1% potassium cyanide solution (500 mg) in an attempted suicide. He became comatose, mydriatic, and was admitted to hospital in an apneic state. He woke up after 7 h and developed Parkinsonism in the following weeks. This regressed slowly during the 2 months after the poisoning apart from dysarthria… CONTINUE READING