Delayed encephalopathy due to carbon monoxide poisoning

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Delayed encephalopathy due to carbon monoxide poisoning

Synonyms: Delayed encephalopathy due to CO poisoning

A rare neurologic disease characterized by delayed onset of encephalopathy typically within a few weeks after acute carbon monoxide poisoning. The most common symptoms are cognitive impairment personality changes and movement disorder including parkinsonism among others. Prognosis is good with a high rate of spontaneous recovery within a year.

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