Home»Case Reports»The Last Laugh – Reversible myeloneuropathy induced by chronic nitrous oxide use

The Last Laugh – Reversible myeloneuropathy induced by chronic nitrous oxide use


A previously fit and well 19 year old male presents with a progressive ataxic – sensory neuropathy worsening over 2 – 3 weeks. History and investigations revealed extensive recreational use of nitrous oxide resulting in functional B12 deficiency and consequent subacute combined degeneration of the cord. Abstinence and B12 supplementation resulted in a…

Please log in or register to see more.
Log In Register
Authors: ,
Reference:

Previous post

Thyroid storm and myxoedema: two reversible causes of acute heart failure

Next post

Response to: Assessment of Fluid responsiveness in the Acute Medical Patient and the Role of Echocardiography