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Case Report

Year: 2017 | Month: April | Volume: 7 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 480-483

Post Hypoxic Sequelae Following Organophosphorus Poisoning – A Case Report

Dr. Nikhil. G. Panpalia1, Dr. Prerana. N. Chandak2, Dr. Samrat. S. Madnaik3

1Resident of Neurology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi, Karantaka
2Obstretician and Gynaecologist Working at Devki Nursing Home, Akola, Maharashtra
3Resident Cardiac Anesthesia, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi, Karantaka

Corresponding Author: Dr. Nikhil. G. Panpalia


A 19 year young male who consumed organophosphorus compound and required assisted mechanical ventilation. He developed features of anoxic encephalopathy with diminished vision and weakness. There was good recovery on treatment with later patient developing features of Extrapyramidal features secondary to post hypoxic sequelae.

Key words: Organophosphorus poisoning, Extrapyramidal syndrome, Hypoxic encephaoplathy

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