Conventional Brain MRI in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Ashish Khanal Department of Radiology, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal.
  • Subash Thapa Department of Radiology, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal.
  • Pramod Kumar Chhetri Department of Radiology, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal.
Keywords: brain; carbon monoxide; MRI; poisoning.

Abstract

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common fatal condition which can have acute or chronic presentation with varying severity. It commonly involves globus pallidus and putamen but can involve other parts of brain. Conventional MRI using T1 weighted,T2 weighted and FLAIR sequences are helpful in determining the extent of damage to the brain. However, appropriate clinical and laboratory findings should supplement findings on imaging.


Keywords: brain; carbon monoxide; MRI; poisoning.

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Published
2015-09-30
How to Cite
Khanal, A., Thapa, S., & Chhetri, P. K. (2015). Conventional Brain MRI in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 53(199), 195-197. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.2791
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