Methyl bromide intoxication causes reversible symmetric brainstem and cerebellar MRI lesions

Howard L. Geyer, Herbert H. Schaumburg, Steven Herskovitz

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Methyl bromide is toxic to the central and peripheral nervous systems. A patient with occupational exposure to this agent is described. MRI showed strikingly symmetric brainstem and cerebellar lesions. The patient's clinical course and the topography and resolution of his MRI abnormalities suggest that this condition is an energy deprivation syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1279-1281
Number of pages3
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 12 2005


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  • Clinical Neurology

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