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January 1979

Computerized Tomographic Correlate of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Internal Medicine, St Paul Hospital, Dallas.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(1):38-39. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500370068016

• A 44-year-old man was brought unconscious to the emergency room; he was believed to have suffered anoxic brain damage probably due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Computerized tomography with contrast enhancement helped establish the diagnosis and was correlated with the subsequent clinical improvement of the patient.