Parkinsonism caused by chronic usage of intravenous potassium permanganate.

@article{Meral2007ParkinsonismCB,
  title={Parkinsonism caused by chronic usage of intravenous potassium permanganate.},
  author={Hasan Mesud Meral and Yaşar Kutukcu and Birgul Atmaca and Feriha Ozer and Kemal Hamamcioglu},
  journal={The neurologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          92-4
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Chronic overexposure to manganese (Mn) may cause neuronal degeneration. Manganese intoxication is well known to induce parkinsonism. Manganese intoxication may be associated with abnormal magnetic resonance (MR) imaging (abnormal signal hyperintensity in the globus pallidus and substantia nigra on T1-weighted images). CASES We report an unusual presentation of manganese intoxication due to administration of a combination of acetylsalicylic acid and ephedrine HCl, potassium… CONTINUE READING
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