Methanol-Induced Encephalopathy: a Case Report

Abstract

Methanol is a clear, colorless, highly toxic liquid with an odor similar to that of ethanol. It is a common component of solvents, perfumes, paint removers, and windshield washer fluids. It can be accidentally or intentionally ingested, inhaled, or transdermally absorbed (1). Once ingested, methanol is metabolized to formic acid and lactic acid, leading to… (More)

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