Methanol Opticaltoxic Neuropathy in Alcoholic Patient: Case Report
Published: 7 May 2018
Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research , Volume 4, pp 001-003; https://doi.org/10.26717/bjstr.2018.04.0001036
Abstract: The optic neuropathy due to methanol poisoning is a toxic neuropathy most frequently observed in developing countries. It is characterized by acute loss of visual function around 12 to 24 hours after ingestion of methanol. We report a patient with sudden visual loss after deliberate ingestion of methanol seen in a chemical dependency unit of Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil.
Keywords: Function / neuropathy / Sudden / alcoholic / poisoning / toxic / optic / deliberate / Duque
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