Which ophthalmologic findings suggest carbon monoxide (CO) toxicity?

Updated: Sep 18, 2018
  • Author: Guy N Shochat, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Ophthalmologic findings include the following:

  • Flame-shaped retinal hemorrhages

  • Bright red retinal veins (a sensitive early sign)

  • Papilledema

  • Homonymous hemianopsia

  • Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema


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