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Wernicke's encephalopathy

Wernicke's encephalopathy: Introduction

Wernicke's encephalopathy: Brain condition with various effects. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Wernicke's encephalopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Wernicke's encephalopathy

Treatments for Wernicke's encephalopathy

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Wernicke's encephalopathy: Deaths

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Causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy

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Wernicke's encephalopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Wernicke's encephalopathy

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...read more »

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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, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes by the name...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury ...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. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such...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...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »

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Wernicke's encephalopathy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Wernicke's encephalopathy

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Definitions of Wernicke's encephalopathy:

Inflammatory degenerative disease of the brain caused by thiamine deficiency that is usually associated with alcoholism - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Wernicke's encephalopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Wernicke's encephalopathy, or a subtype of Wernicke's encephalopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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