J Korean Neurol Assoc.  2017 Feb;35(1):40-42. 10.17340/jkna.2017.1.9.

Cerebral Infarction Followed by Hemorrhagic Transformation Accompanied by Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea. ymsong@dankook.ac.kr

Abstract

Carbon monoxide poisoning causes hypoxic brain damage with various neurological complications. Cerebral hemorrhagic infarction has rarely been reported as a complication of carbon monoxide poisoning. The author experienced a patient who developed cerebral infarction in the striatocapsular area extending to the corona radiata after carbon monoxide poisoning, which was followed by hemorrhagic transformation associated with neurological deterioration.

Keyword

Carbon monoxide poisoning; Cerebral infarction; Hemorrhage
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