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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.


Bilateral abnormal attenuation in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen), the caudate, and diffuse cortical lesions.
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Methanol intoxication, putamen infarction

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix

Bilateral abnormal attenuation in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen), the caudate, and diffuse cortical lesions.
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MPX2384_synpic60015: Bilateral abnormal attenuation in the lateral lenticular nuclei (putamen), the caudate, and diffuse cortical lesions.

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.