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Abnormal movements induced by methanol toxicity
  1. Mohammad Rohani1,2,
  2. Renato P Munhoz1,
  3. Ghazal Haeri2
  1. 1 Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Clinic and the Edmond J Safra Program in Parkinson’s Disease, Toronto Western Hospital and Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2 Department of Neurology, Hazrat Rasool Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohammad Rohani, Division of Neurology – Hazrat Rasool Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Niyayesh St, Sattarkhan Ave, Tehran, Iran; mohammadroohani{at}

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A 22-year-old man came to our clinic with abnormal movements. Five years earlier, he was admitted to the intensive care unit in a coma due to methanol intoxication after drinking significant amount of home-made liquor. He was discharged 4 months later with binocular blindness, slowing of movements and abnormal limb postures. Treatment …

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  • Contributors MR conceptualised, executed and wrote the first draft.

    RPM reviewed and criticised the manuscript.

    GH executed content.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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