Case Reports in Nephrology / 2017 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Successful Resuscitation of a Patient with Life-Threatening Metabolic Acidosis by Hemodialysis: A Case of Ethylene Glycol Intoxication

Figure 1

Metabolism of ethylene glycol and its mechanism of toxicity. Fomepizole acts as inhibitor of alcohol dehydrogenase and, therefore, prevents the formation of acidic ethylene glycol metabolites.