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Causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is caused by thiamine, or vitamin B1 deficiency, which is most often associated with alcoholism.

List of causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome) that could possibly cause Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome includes:

Race Patterns for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome Causes:

Racial predominance for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: European populations...more »

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome:

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome may be found in:


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