*Corresponding author:Marco Orsini, Rua Tavares de Macedo, 95/902. CEP 24220-215, Icaraí, Niterói-RJ, Brazil
Received: April 21, 2018; Published: May 07,2018
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The optic neuropathy due to methanol poisoning is a toxic neuropathy most frequently observed in developing countries. It is characterized by acute loss of visual function around 12 to 24 hours after ingestion of methanol. We report a patient with sudden visual loss after deliberate ingestion of methanol seen in a chemical dependency unit of Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil.
Keywords: Methanol; Vitamin B12; Alcoholism