What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
  • Print
Answer

Computerized tomography scans may be helpful in ruling out CNS injury in patients with altered mental status.

Chest radiographs may show atelectasis, pneumonia, pulmonary infarction, or pulmonary edema.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!