YOUNG STROKE - MANIFESTATION OF DISULFIRAM-ETHANOL REACTION. A RARE CASE REPORTJournal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2019-03-28
Authors : GODSON;
Page : 31-32
Keywords : Disulfiram; disulfiram ethanol reaction; young stroke.;
A case of Disulfiram Ethanol reaction presenting as cerebrovascular accident. A 31 years old male was given with disulfiram with the aim of making him abstain from alcohol. He developed serious complication like left hemiparesis with global aphasia as a manifestation of Disulfiram Ethanol reaction, with neuroimaging finding of subacute infarct involving right temporo-parietal region at right MCA territory. This case is presented here for its rarity in occurrence and, to sensitize about potentially serious side effects of disulfiram in alcoholics.
Other Latest Articles
Last modified: 2019-03-29 15:04:29