Methanol Intoxication with Bilateral Acute Visual Loss

  • An-Guor Wang


An 86-year-old male visited our emergency room because of a sudden visual loss in both eyes noted that morning. He had been drinking alcoholic beverages with his friends 2 days prior to admission. According to the patient, there were four different brands of alcoholic beverages consumed—one bought at the grocery store and three provided by friends. The patient noticed bilateral visual loss upon awakening and was brought to the emergency room by his family. He reported a past medical history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and coronary artery disease with congestive heart failure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • An-Guor Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyTaipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Yun-San Ophthalmology Education Research FoundationTaipeiTaiwan

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