ENCEFALOPATIA DE WERNICKE KORSAKOFF PDF

High consumption of alcohol, not only by the adult population but also, and ever increasing, by younger strata, presents itself as a worrisome public health issue. One of the possible consequences of chronic alcohol consumption is the development of the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. This disease, without proper treatment, can progress to a state of stupor, coma and even death. The authors shed a light on its pathophysiology and manifestations and, in the process, a literary review was undertaken. Este enerva somente o recto lateral. The Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome and related disorders due to alcoholism and malnutrition.

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High consumption of alcohol, not only by the adult population but also, and ever increasing, by younger strata, presents itself as a worrisome public health issue. One of the possible consequences of chronic alcohol consumption is the development of the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. This disease, without proper treatment, can progress to a state of stupor, coma and even death. The authors shed a light on its pathophysiology and manifestations and, in the process, a literary review was undertaken.

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Wernicke encephalopathy

Due to the close relationship between these two disorders, people with either are usually diagnosed with WKS as a single syndrome. It mainly causes vision changes, ataxia and impaired memory. The cause of the disorder is thiamine vitamin B 1 deficiency. This can occur due to beriberi , Wernicke encephalopathy, and alcoholic Korsakoff syndrome. These disorders may manifest together or separately. WKS is usually secondary to alcohol abuse. Wernicke encephalopathy and WKS are most commonly seen in people with an alcohol use disorder.

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Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome

NCBI Bookshelf. Sarayu Vasan ; Anil Kumar. Authors Sarayu Vasan 1 ; Anil Kumar 2. Wernicke encephalopathy WE is an acute neurological condition characterized by a clinical triad of ophthalmoparesis with nystagmus, ataxia, and confusion. This is a life-threatening illness caused by thiamine deficiency, which primarily affects the peripheral and central nervous systems.

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