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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Usama Talib, BSc, MD [2]

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A CT scan may be required in heat stroke patient with central nervous system(CNS) findings. CT scan can show the loss of gray white matter discrimination (GWMD) which can be associated with the CNS findings associated with heat stroke.[1][2]

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A CT scan may be required in heat stroke patient with central nervous system(CNS) findings. CT scan can show the loss of gray white matter discrimination (GWMD) which can be associated with the CNS findings associated with heat stroke.[3][4]

References

  1. Cha SY, Kang TH, Kim SJ, Lee HY, Kim HJ, Jung DS; et al. (2013). "Selective anterograde amnesia associated with hippocampal and splenial damage after heat stroke". Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 115 (9): 1867–70. doi:10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.03.003. PMID 23602221.
  2. Tek D, Olshaker JS (1992). "Heat illness". Emerg Med Clin North Am. 10 (2): 299–310. PMID 1559470.
  3. Leon LR, Bouchama A (2015). "Heat stroke". Compr Physiol. 5 (2): 611–47. doi:10.1002/cphy.c140017. PMID 25880507.
  4. Szold O, Reider-Groswasser II, Ben Abraham R, Aviram G, Segev Y, Biderman P; et al. (2002). "Gray-white matter discrimination--a possible marker for brain damage in heat stroke?". Eur J Radiol. 43 (1): 1–5. PMID 12065113.



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