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Manganese encephalopathy: utility of early magnetic resonance imaging.
  1. K Nelson,
  2. J Golnick,
  3. T Korn,
  4. C Angle
  1. Department of Radiology, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska.


    The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides visual evidence of cerebral deposits of paramagnetic metals. The usefulness of MRI is described in connection with the manganese poisoning of a 44 year old arc welder who had been engaged in the repair and recycling of railroad track made of manganese steel alloy.

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