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Metabolic encephalopathy: disorder of the brain due to a metabolic etiology. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Metabolic encephalopathy, 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...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 or Alzheimer's disease,...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, or...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...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...read more »
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Symptoms related to Metabolic encephalopathy:
Lethargy (399 causes), Stupor (98 causes), Coma (862 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Ventricular tachycardia, Decreased response to epinephrine, Hypotension (575 causes), Lactic acidosis (76 causes), Ketoacidosis (22 causes), Chronic renal failure (67 causes), Rhabdomyolsis, Pancreatic fistula, Renal tubular acidosis, Glue sniffing, Uereto-sigmoidostomy
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