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Causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy

Causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy

Wernicke's encephalopathy is caused by thiamine, or vitamin B1 deficiency, which is most often associated with alcoholism.

List of causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy) that could possibly cause Wernicke's encephalopathy includes:

Wernicke's encephalopathy: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Wernicke's encephalopathy:

Wernicke's encephalopathy: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Wernicke's encephalopathy: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Wernicke's encephalopathy as a symptom:

Conditions listing Wernicke's encephalopathy as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy. Our database lists the following as having Wernicke's encephalopathy as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Wernicke's encephalopathy may be found in:


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