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Wernicke's disease

Introduction: Wernicke's disease

Description of Wernicke's disease

Wernicke's disease: A mental disorder associated with chronic ethanol abuse (ALCOHOLISM) and nutritional deficiencies characterized by short term memory loss, confabulations, and disturbances of attention. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)
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