Yıl 2014, Cilt 5 , Sayı 10, Sayfalar 244 - 246 2014-10-01

Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury
Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury

Nazire Belgin Akıllı [1] , Ramazan Köylü [2] , Bekir Opuş [3] , Muhammet Kızmaz [4] , Yahya Kemal Günaydın [5] , Başar Cander [6]


Introduction: Electrical injuries are important environmental emergencies, ranging from simple skin burns to death. In this case, thalamic infarction, as a rare effect of electrical injury, will be discussed.Case Report: A 38-year-old male patient being multiplied 380 volt industrial electricity was admitted to the emergency department with complaints of numbness and loss of strength on the right side 1 day after the event. In the first examination, the vital signs were stable and the patient was conscious. The lung, heart, and abdominal examination was normal. Whole blood count and blood chemistry were normal. The ECG was normal sinus rhythm. An acute infarct in the left thalamic level was detected in the captured brain CT and diffusion MR. All tests conducted for the etiology were considered normal. The patient was followed and treated for 15 days in the neurology department and then discharged from there.Conclusion: Electrical injuries are common and major environmental emergencies that can be fatal. They can cause a lot of early and late neurologic syndromes. Cerebral infarction within this syndrome is a very rare statement. Although paresthesia due to electrical injuries is transient, imaging methods, such as CT and MR, should be used
Introduction: Electrical injuries are important environmental emergencies, ranging from simple skin burns to death. In this case, thalamic infarction, as a rare effect of electrical injury, will be discussed.   Case Report: A 38-year-old male patient being multiplied 380 volt industrial electricity was admitted to the emergency department with complaints of numbness and loss of strength on the right side 1 day after the event. In the first examination, the vital signs were stable and the patient was conscious. The lung, heart, and abdominal examination was normal. Whole blood count and blood chemistry were normal. The ECG was normal sinus rhythm. An acute infarct in the left thalamic level was detected in the captured brain CT and diffusion MR. All tests conducted for the etiology were considered normal. The patient was followed and treated for 15 days in the neurology department and then discharged from there.   Conclusion: Electrical injuries are common and major environmental emergencies that can be fatal. They can cause a lot of early and late neurologic syndromes. Cerebral infarction within this syndrome is a very rare statement. Although paresthesia due to electrical injuries is transient, imaging methods, such as CT and MR, should be used.
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Diğer ID JA25NJ49ZD
Bölüm Araştırma Makalesi
Yazarlar

Yazar: Nazire Belgin Akıllı

Yazar: Ramazan Köylü

Yazar: Bekir Opuş

Yazar: Muhammet Kızmaz

Yazar: Yahya Kemal Günaydın

Yazar: Başar Cander

Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Ekim 2014

Bibtex @ { jemcr535880, journal = {Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-9934}, address = {Yukarı Ayrancı Güleryüz Sk. No: 26/19 06550 Çankaya-Ankara, Turkey}, publisher = {Acil Tıp Uzmanları Derneği}, year = {2014}, volume = {5}, pages = {244 - 246}, doi = {}, title = {Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury}, key = {cite}, author = {Akıllı, Nazire Belgin and Köylü, Ramazan and Opuş, Bekir and Kızmaz, Muhammet and Günaydın, Yahya Kemal and Cander, Başar} }
APA Akıllı, N , Köylü, R , Opuş, B , Kızmaz, M , Günaydın, Y , Cander, B . (2014). Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports , 5 (10) , 244-246 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jemcr/issue/43680/535880
MLA Akıllı, N , Köylü, R , Opuş, B , Kızmaz, M , Günaydın, Y , Cander, B . "Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 5 (2014 ): 244-246 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jemcr/issue/43680/535880>
Chicago Akıllı, N , Köylü, R , Opuş, B , Kızmaz, M , Günaydın, Y , Cander, B . "Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 5 (2014 ): 244-246
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ISNAD Akıllı, Nazire Belgin , Köylü, Ramazan , Opuş, Bekir , Kızmaz, Muhammet , Günaydın, Yahya Kemal , Cander, Başar . "Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 5 / 10 (Ekim 2014): 244-246 .
AMA Akıllı N , Köylü R , Opuş B , Kızmaz M , Günaydın Y , Cander B . Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2014; 5(10): 244-246.
Vancouver Akıllı N , Köylü R , Opuş B , Kızmaz M , Günaydın Y , Cander B . Thalamic Infarct due to Electrical Injury. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2014; 5(10): 246-244.