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Emerg Med J. 2004 Mar;21(2):250-1.

Delayed postanoxic encephalopathy after carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

Abstract

Delayed postanoxic encephalopathy causes deterioration and relapse of cognitive ability and behavioural movement a few weeks after complete recovery from initial hypoxic injury. A case is reported of delayed postanoxic encephalopathy after carbon monoxide poisoning, which was diagnosed with diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging. The literature is also reviewed.

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14988368
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PMC1726267
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