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The utility of MRI in acute stage of carbon monoxide poisoning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1469165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intracranial abnormalities by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in acute carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning have been described in two cases. Edematous bilateral lesions have been demonstrated in the globus pallidus. Findings correspond with the pathological changes described in literature. In our experience MIR is a more sensitive examination compared to serial computed tomography (CT) in acute CO poisoning.
N Kanaya; H Imaizumi; M Nakayama; H Nagai; K Yamaya; A Namiki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Intensive care medicine     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0342-4642     ISO Abbreviation:  Intensive Care Med     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-27     Completed Date:  1993-01-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704851     Medline TA:  Intensive Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Sapporo Medical College, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Edema / chemically induced,  diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning / complications*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / standards*
Middle Aged
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / standards

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