Carbon monoxide poisoning

Case contributed by Dr A Mehmet



Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

convantional MRG images in CO poisoning

High signal intensity in globus pallidus is typically on T1 and T2 axial images. Also bilateral sentrum semiovale show restricted diffusion in DWI.

Case Discussion

23-year-old female with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. These MR images were acquired 3 hours after the accident. Bilateral globus pallidus lesions are typical for CO poisoning.

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Case information

rID: 15968
Published: 28th Nov 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: toxic
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