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Nitrous oxide induced subacute combined degeneration with longitudinally extensive myelopathy with inverted V-sign on spinal MRI: a case report and literature review

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Neurology, December 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#23 of 2,060)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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24 tweeters
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Title
Nitrous oxide induced subacute combined degeneration with longitudinally extensive myelopathy with inverted V-sign on spinal MRI: a case report and literature review
Published in
BMC Neurology, December 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12883-017-0990-3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jun Liang Yuan, Shuang Kun Wang, Tao Jiang, Wen Li Hu

Abstract

Nitrous oxide (N2O), a long-standing anesthetic, is also neurotoxic by interfering with the bioavailability of vitamin B12 if abused. A few case studies have reported the neurological and psychiatric complications of N2O. Here, we reported a patient of N2O induced subacute combined degeneration (SCD) with longitudinally extensive myelopathy with inverted V-sign exhibiting progressive limb paresthesia and unsteady gait. This case raises the awareness of an important mechanism of neural toxicity of N2O, and clinical physicians should be well recognized this in the field of substance-related disorders.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 39 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 9 23%
Student > Bachelor 6 15%
Researcher 6 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 8%
Other 7 18%
Unknown 5 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 46%
Neuroscience 3 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 5%
Psychology 2 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 5%
Other 6 15%
Unknown 6 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 40. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 January 2021.
All research outputs
#697,100
of 19,141,916 outputs
Outputs from BMC Neurology
#23
of 2,060 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#23,355
of 426,047 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Neurology
#3
of 158 outputs
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