Necrosis and haemorrhage of the putamen in methanol poisoning shown on MRI

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Methanol, a highly toxic substance, is used as an industrial solvent and in automobile antifreeze. Acute methanol poisoning produces severe metabolic acidosis and serious neurologic sequelae. We describe a 50-year-old woman with accidental methanol intoxication who was in a vegetative state. MRI showed haemorrhagic necrosis of the putamina and oedema in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002340050558

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@article{Kuteifan1998NecrosisAH, title={Necrosis and haemorrhage of the putamen in methanol poisoning shown on MRI}, author={Kaldhoun Kuteifan and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Oesterl{\'e} and T. Tajahmady and A. M. Gutbub and G. Laplatte}, journal={Neuroradiology}, year={1998}, volume={40}, pages={158-160} }