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What is Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

What is Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

  • Marchiafava-Bignami disease: A progressive syndrome associated with alcohol abuse and/or nutritional disorder. It is characterized by fits, stupor, dementia and coma.

Marchiafava-Bignami disease: Introduction

Types of Marchiafava-Bignami disease:

Broader types of Marchiafava-Bignami disease:

How serious is Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

Prognosis of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: death 4-6 years after onset
Complications of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see complications of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

What causes Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

Causes of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see causes of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

What are the symptoms of Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

Symptoms of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see symptoms of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Complications of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see complications of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Onset of Marchiafava-Bignami disease: middle-aged or old people

Can anyone else get Marchiafava-Bignami disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Marchiafava-Bignami disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Marchiafava-Bignami disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marchiafava-Bignami disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marchiafava-Bignami disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marchiafava-Bignami disease: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marchiafava-Bignami disease.
Treatments for Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see treatments for Marchiafava-Bignami disease
Research for Marchiafava-Bignami disease: see research for Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Name and Aliases of Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Main name of condition: Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Other names or spellings for Marchiafava-Bignami disease:

corpus callosum degeneration, demyelinating callosal encephalopathy, MBD, Chronic Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome, Acute Marchiafava-Bignami disease

Marchiafava-Bignami disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Marchiafava-Bignami disease:


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