Metronidazole-induced encephalopathy.

@article{Kim2004MetronidazoleinducedE,
  title={Metronidazole-induced encephalopathy.},
  author={Dong Wook Kim and J Y Park and Byung-woo Yoon and Min Jae Baek and Jung Eun Kim and Shinwon Kim},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={224 1-2},
  pages={107-11}
}
We report the clinical, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging findings of two patients of diffuse encephalopathy associated with the use of metronidazole. Both patients showed characteristic abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) and recovered incompletely after the discontinuation of metronidazole. We also suggest that MRI with DWI may be useful in the diagnosis of metronidazole-induced encephalopathy, and that they have a role in the prediction… CONTINUE READING

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