Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Epidemiology

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Physiology

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Clinical

  • Classic Triad of Symptoms: <10% have all 3 symptoms
    • Opthalmoplegia:
    • Ataxia:
    • Delirium:
  • Complications
    • Korsakoff Psychosis: irreversible

Treatment

  • Thiamine: Wernicke’s is reversible with treatment

Prognosis

  • Death may occurr

References

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