Compartment Syndrome Resulting from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

We present a case of compartment syndrome in both lower extremities with accompanying acute renal failure and systemic capillary leakage syndrome because of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Source: A&A Case Reports - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Case Reports: Clinical Care Source Type: research

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ConclusionA peripheral neuropathy mimicking a central presentation can occur after CO intoxication. Clinicians should be aware of the major implication of the peripheral nervous system in this context.
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ConclusionIn conclusion, we observed that APACHE II score>25, GCS 3, and dysfunction of more than 3 organ systems on admission to emergency department was associated with a significant mortality risk in patients treated in the ICU for CO poisoning. Moreover, HBO therapy could reduce the risk of mortality in patients with CO poisoning in ICU.
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