Case 271: Metronidazole-Induced Encephalopathy
History: An 11-year-old boy taking oral antibiotics for Fusobacterium meningitis diagnosed 3 months earlier presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of intermittent emesis, dizziness, and vertigo and a 1-day history of wobbly gait and bilateral lower extremity paresthesia without confusion. His metabolic profile was normal. Contrast material-enhanced MRI of the brain was performed.
Sun, Y., Overby, P., & Mehta, H. (2019). Case 271: Metronidazole-Induced Encephalopathy. Radiology, 293 (2), 473-479. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2019171079