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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Fact of the Day - March 2015

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March 01, 2015

Patients with ethylene glycol poisoning can have isolated cranial nerve injuries that may be due to crystalization of oxylate crystals in the cranial nerves.

Wiener SW. Chapter 107. Toxic Alcohols. In: Nelson LS, Lewin NA, Howland M, Hoffman RS, Goldfrank LR, Flomenbaum NE. eds. Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9e . New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011