Delayed leukoencephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide intoxication.

@article{Geraldo2014DelayedLA,
  title={Delayed leukoencephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide intoxication.},
  author={Ana Filipa Geraldo and Cristiana Silva and Dulce Neutel and Lia Lucas Neto and Lu{\'i}sa Albuquerque},
  journal={Journal of radiology case reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={1-8}
}
Delayed leukoencephalopathy is an uncommon complication of hypoxic-ischemic events of different etiologies, including carbon monoxide intoxication. We present a case of a 40-year-old male patient who was admitted with rapidly progressive neurocognitive and behavioral deficits. There was a history of accidental carbon monoxide intoxication one month before, presenting with loss of consciousness and short hospitalization, followed by a complete clinical recovery. The imaging studies in the… CONTINUE READING
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