HENRY RENFERT JR., M.D.; ARTHUR DREW, M.D.
Peripheral neuritis is an infrequent but well authenticated sequela of carbon monoxide asphyxiation. Since the number of cases on record is small, the following report is presented.
On Friday, December 7, 1951, while on a hunting trip in northern Michigan, a 50 year old male papermaker went to bed around 10:00 p.m. in his cabin. The stove, which used Pyrofax as fuel, was left burning. The patient recalls nothing further until the police arrived at 6:00 p.m. the following Monday night. He had told his wife he was returning home on Sunday, and when he failed to return
RENFERT H, DREW A. PERIPHERAL NEURITIS AS A SEQUELA OF CARBON MONOXIDE ASPHYXIATION: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:942–944. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-4-942
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(4):942-944.
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