, Volume 38, Supplement 1, pp S73–S74 | Cite as

MRI of cerebellar white matter damage due to carbon monoxide poisoning: Case report

  • M. Mascalchi
  • P. Petruzzi
  • V. Zampa
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


Extensive bilateral cerebellar white matter signal change, with sparing of the overlying cortex, consistent with demyelination was seen in a 12-year-old boy who had suffered carbon monoxide poisoning 6 years previously. His youth at the time of exposure and the long delay between exposure and examination might account for this unusual finding.

Key words

Carbon monoxide poisoning Cerebellum Magnetic resonance imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mascalchi
    • 1
  • P. Petruzzi
    • 1
  • V. Zampa
    • 1
  1. 1.Cattedra di RadiologiaUniversità di PisaPisaItaly

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