Late onset Isofenphos neurotoxicity

Amiram Catz, T. Baruch Chen, Itzhak Jutrin, Lazar Mendelson

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Abstract

Late progressive polyneuropathy followed by pyramidal findings in a 20 year old agricultural labourer who ingested Isofenphos solution during his work, is presented. The patient was confined to a wheelchair within 6 weeks, regained walking ability within 6 months, and a 23 months' follow up revealed slight additional clinical improvement with minimal progression of the pyramidal signs. The neuropathic clinical manifestations, the EMG and the nerve conduction studies were compatible with a pathology of a distal, mainly axonal, mainly motor neuropathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1338-1340
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume51
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

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