Methanol poisoning: acute MR and CT findings in nine patients

  title={Methanol poisoning: acute MR and CT findings in nine patients},
  author={Sepideh Sefidbakht and Ali Reza Rasekhi and Kourosh Kamali and Afshin Borhani Haghighi and A. Salooti and Arash Meshksar and H. R. Ali Abbasi and Mohsen Moghadami and S A Nabavizadeh},
Methanol poisoning is an uncommon but potent central nervous system toxin. We describe here the CT and MR findings in nine patients following an outbreak of methanol poisoning. Five patients with a typical clinical presentation and elevated anion and osmolar gaps underwent conventional brain MRI with a 1.5-T Gyroscan Interna scanner. In addition nonenhanced CT was performed in another three patients with more severe toxicity. Bilateral hemorrhagic or nonhemorrhagic necrosis of the putamina… CONTINUE READING