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Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hepatic encephalopathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries,...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed....read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible conditions include chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis of...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine...read more »
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hepatic encephalopathy based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Hepatic encephalopathy:
Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)
Symptoms related to Hepatic encephalopathy:
Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Cirrhosis liver, Wernickes encephalopathy, Korakoffs psychosis, Jaundice (789 causes), Alcoholism, Hepatic tumours
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