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

Updated: Aug 02, 2019
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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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.


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