| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2009 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 481--482
Recovery of cognitive dysfunction in a case of delayed encephalopathy of carbon monoxide poisoning after treatment with donepezil hydrochloride
Pin Wang1, Tao Zeng2, Zhao-fu Chi1
1 Department of Neurology, QiLu Hospital of Shandong University, 44 West Wenhua road, Jinan, Shandong 250012, China
2 Departments of Institute of Toxicology, Shandong University, 44 West Wenhua Road, Jinan, Shandong - 250 012, China
Delayed encephalopathy following carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious complication. Here, we report a patient with delayed encephalopathy who suffered from cognitive disorders and urinary incontinence after a temporal normal period of 15 days after acute intoxication, and his cognitive function recovered gradually following donepezil hydrochloride treatment. Now, he can undertake slight farming work.
Department of Neurology, QiLu Hospital of Shandong University, 44 West Wenhua Road, Jinan, Shandong - 250012, P.R.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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