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10,953 Possible Causes for Chronic, alcoholic, brain, Syndrome

  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

    Therefore, the effect of chronic alcohol consumption on the serotonergic system, in the absence of WKS or liver disease, seems to be functional rather than neuropathological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cause wet brain.[cleanandsoberlive.com] Chronic alcohol abuse, in the absence of thiamine deficiency, reduces CBF by direct neurotoxic effects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] syndrome.[symptoma.com]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Abstract In chronic organic brain syndrome, or dementia, the patient generally retreats to simple, familiar situations and resists involvement in others.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A more specific medical term for the acute subset of organic brain syndromes is delirium.Chronic organic brain syndrome is long-term.[en.wikipedia.org] Alcoholic organic brain disease may result from two interacting pathophysiological processes: nutritional (thiamine) deficiency and ethanol neurotoxicity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] mind organic brain disease organic brain disorder organic mental syndrome organic mental disorder organic psychosyndrome organic syndrome brain syndrome NOS edit English[wikidata.org]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    We describe an unusual post-mortem case of extensive but asymptomatic CPM in a chronic alcoholic patient with normonatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Brain MRI showed a trident-shaped non-enhancing pontine lesion highly suggestive of CPM.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic alcohol abuse appears to be a particular risk factor for CPM and EPM; it has been reported that chronic alcoholics may be asymptomatic or have relatively few symptoms[doi.org] Abstract Single case reports have described movement disorders including parkinsonism, dystonia and chorea, but not corticobasal syndrome as a consequence of central pontine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Operational criteria for the classification of chronic alcoholics: identification of Wernicke's encephalopathy.[doi.org] Here are four simple facts: Alcohol is toxic to the brain. It kills brain cells resulting in brain damage .[the-alcoholism-guide.org] We report two patients with hyperglicaemia and ketoacidosis due to diabetes mellitus decompensation and chronic alcoholism who developed Wernicke encephalopathy before their[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and Related Neurologic Disorders Due to Alcoholism and Malnutrition (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.[dx.doi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    ET Here’s a sobering thought for the holidays: Chronic heavy drinking can cause insidious damage to the brain, even in people who never seem intoxicated or obviously addicted[wsj.com] What is Alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD)? Alcohol-related brain damage is a brain disorder caused by regularly drinking too much alcohol over several years.[alzheimers.org.uk] It is not yet clear whether dementia results form direct neurotoxic effects mediated by ethanol (this would render AD a primary alcoholic dementia) or if alcoholism interferes[symptoma.com] Many times Korsakoff syndrome is exhibited without an episode of Wernicke's syndrome.[dementiatoday.net]

  • Marchiafava Bignami Disease

    Striatal degeneration seems to be a rare complication of chronic alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, functional brain imaging has not been used in cases of MBD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperhomocysteinemia in chronic alcoholism: correlation with folate, vitamin B-12, and vitamin B-6 status . Am J Clin Nutr 1996; 63 : 220–224. 56.[dx.doi.org] It is concluded, that the partial interhemispheric disconnection syndrome in Marchiafava-Bignami disease lacks functional compensation which is different from the usual course[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The clinical spectrum of chronic alcoholism is an unusual paradox for clinicians.[symptoma.com] KEYWORDS: Adult neurogenesis; Chronic alcoholism; Human brain tissue; Proliferation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Korsakoff syndrome (KS) is characterized by dense anterograde and retrograde amnesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Report of a case of SESA syndrome: a rare CNS complication of chronic alcoholism, known since 1981 and characterized by epileptic seizures, multiple and reversible[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Chronic rhinosinusitis: Clinical manifestations, pathophysiology and diagnosis. . Accessed Jan. 11, 2016. Hamilos DL. Chronic rhinosinusitis: Management. .[mayoclinic.com] The brain lies above the roof of the nose and sinuses. It is surrounded by a structure called the dura which contains brain fluid.[netdoctor.co.uk] Can I drink alcohol? Alcohol very commonly causes worsening of sinusitis, often not so much because of an allergy, but because alcohol functions as a diuretic.[sinuses.com] Here, a rare case of acute fulminant invasive fungal sinusitis with cavernous sinus syndrome is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    Abstract My objectives are to review: 1) a brief history of sport-related concussion (SRC) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), 2) the evolution of CTE in American[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Medicines are given to help lower ammonia level and improve brain function.[mountsinai.org] Chronic alcoholism leads to progressive destruction of liver cells, which can cause end-stage liver failure.[encyclopedia.com] Abstract Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a newly defined syndrome; therefore, this transient clinical condition is not well known and probably underdiagnosed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Our findings indicate that chronic alcohol use alters the distribution as well as the phenotypic and functional characteristics of blood monocyte subsets, which are partially[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Having witnessed modulation of other natriuretic peptides in alcohol-dependent patients during alcohol withdrawal, we were interested in the relation of brain natriuretic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: In this study, we consider the dynamic relocation control of NMDARs in response to chronic alcoholism and withdrawal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The alcohol withdrawal syndrome A McKeon 1 , M A Frye 2 , Norman Delanty 1 1 Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurosciences, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, and Royal College[doi.org]

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