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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 470-473

An interesting case of characteristic methanol toxicity through inhalational exposure


Department of Family Medicine, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Pratyush Kumar
Department of Family Medicine, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi - 110 060
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.161359

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Methanol poisoning is rare but carries high risk of morbidity and mortality. Most of the cases witnessed in emergency are due to consumption of adulterated alcohol. Here we are reporting a very rare case of methanol poisoning through inhalational exposure leading to putamen necrosis and decreased visual acuity. He had dyselectrolytemia and metabolic acidosis which was successfully managed with early intervention. Its importance lies in the fact that inhalational methanol poisoning is an entity which if picked up early can prevent long-term neurological sequelae.


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