Brain injury after acute carbon monoxide poisoning: early and late complications.

Chung Ping Lo, Shao Yuan Chen, Kwo Whei Lee, Wei Liang Chen, Cheng Yu Chen, Chun Jen Hsueh, Guo Shu Huang

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OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this article are to illustrate the variable CT and MRI features of carbon monoxide-induced brain injury and to discuss the underlying pathogenesis. CONCLUSION: Carbon monoxide can produce different patterns of brain injury in the acute and delayed stages. CT and MRI are valuable in the delineation of disease extent and helpful for understanding the pathophysiologic mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)W205-211
JournalThe American journal of roentgenology and radium therapy
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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