Pseudo Encephalitis Wernicke

(Wernicke’s encephalopathy) Symptoms of Wernicke encephalopathy are acute onset of confusion, nystagmus, partial ophthalmoplegia and ataxia due to a thiamine deficiency. The diagnosis is primarily clinical. The disorder may remit by treatment persist or merge into a Korsakoff psychosis. The therapy involves the immediate administration of thiamine and supportive measures. Wernicke’s encephalopathy is caused by a lack of thiamine or resorption in connection with unilateral carbohydrate intake. The most common…

September 3, 2018