OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this article are to illustrate the variable CT and MRI features of carbon monoxide-induced brain injury and to discuss the underlying pathogenesis. CONCLUSION: Carbon monoxide can produce different patterns of brain injury in the acute and delayed stages. CT and MRI are valuable in the delineation of disease extent and helpful for understanding the pathophysiologic mechanisms.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging