Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


Sequelae (Residual Effects) (cont.):

Symptom
Number (%) of Patients
Neurologic:
Urinary and/or Fecal Incontinence
80 (100)
Gait Disturbance
78 (91)
Glabella Sign
78 (91)
Grasp Reflex
75 (87)
Increased Muscle Tone
74 (86)
Retropulsion
62 (72)
Increased DTR
19 (22)
Flaccid Paralysis
16 (19)
Tremor
12 (14)
Dysarthria
8 (9)

From: Min, S.K. et al., Acta Psychiatr. Scand., 73, 80-86, 1986. (Most of the patients in this study were exposed to CO acutely)




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