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Delirium tremens

Delirium tremens: Introduction

Delirium tremens: Delirium from alcohol withdrawal. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Delirium tremens is available below.

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Definitions of Delirium tremens:

An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Acute delirium caused by alcohol poisoning - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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