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Methanol intoxication, putamen infarction

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Methanol intoxication, putamen infarction

History: 42 y.o. alcoholic man who works as a carpenter, found down in his workshop on Monday morning.

Findings: Bilateral abnormal hyperintensity in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen).

Ddx: Dilateral symmetric BG lesions ->Toxic-metabolic insult: poisoning organic alcohol (methanol, ethylene glycol, etc.) hypoxia hypoglycemia non-ketotic hyperglycemia

Dxhow: Blood MeOH levels

Exam: Profound metabolic acidosis, depressed mental status, and bilateral ("cortical") blindness.

No MeSH data available.


There are bilateral abnormal hyperintensities in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen) and the caudate. The hyperintensity is related to methemoglogin from hemorrhage.
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Methanol intoxication, putamen infarction

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix

There are bilateral abnormal hyperintensities in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen) and the caudate. The hyperintensity is related to methemoglogin from hemorrhage.
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MPX2384_synpic60014: There are bilateral abnormal hyperintensities in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen) and the caudate. The hyperintensity is related to methemoglogin from hemorrhage.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Methanol intoxication, putamen infarction

History: 42 y.o. alcoholic man who works as a carpenter, found down in his workshop on Monday morning.

Findings: Bilateral abnormal hyperintensity in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen).

Ddx: Dilateral symmetric BG lesions ->Toxic-metabolic insult: poisoning organic alcohol (methanol, ethylene glycol, etc.) hypoxia hypoglycemia non-ketotic hyperglycemia

Dxhow: Blood MeOH levels

Exam: Profound metabolic acidosis, depressed mental status, and bilateral ("cortical") blindness.

No MeSH data available.