Which neurologic findings are characteristic of metabolic acidosis?

Updated: Oct 05, 2018
  • Author: Antonia Quinn, DO; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Cranial nerve palsies may occur with ethylene glycol intoxication.

Retinal edema may be seen in methanol ingestions.

Lethargy, stupor, and coma may occur in severe metabolic acidosis, particularly when it is associated with a toxic ingestion.


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