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896 Possible Causes for Diffuse Encephalopathy

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Its highest levels were observed in subjects with a clinically symptomatic alcohol-related encephalopathy.[] Our results suggest that scyllo-inositol is produced within the central nervous system and shows a diffuse but heterogenous distribution in brain where it can persist several[] The cohort was composed of individuals with acute, subacute or chronic encephalopathy or without any clinical encephalopathy.[]

  • Sepsis

    Da Wikimedia Commons, l'archivio di file multimediali liberi Jump to navigation Jump to search sepsi infiammazione di un tessuto causato da un'infezione Carica un file multimediale Wikipedia Sottoclasse di general infection Controllo di autorità Q183134 identificativo GND: 4181014-4 identificativo LCNAF: sh85120119 identificativo[…][]

  • Dehydration

    Indian J Pediatr. 2011 Dec;78(12):1543-5. doi: 10.1007/s12098-011-0418-9. Epub 2011 May 4. Author information 1 Pediatric Allergy Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India. Abstract Hypernatremic dehydration in[…][]

  • Meningitis

    Diffuse oedema and white matter pallor with demyelination are found pathologically. The pathogenesis is uncertain, but is presumed to be immune mediated.[] A rare complication of TBM is tuberculous encephalopathy. 32 Usually occurring in a young child with progressive primary TB, the presentation is of reducing conscious level[]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    […] di·al·y·sis en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy syn·drome a progressive, often fatal, diffuse encephalopathy occurring in a few patients on chronic hemodialysis; to be differentiated from[] The characterisitc MRI finding is diffuse attenuation in the cerebral white matter, and may include the brainstem and cerebellum.[] encephalopathy occurring in patients on chronic hemodialysis.[]

  • Septicemia

    Septicemia due to Pasteurella (Mannheimia) haemolytica is a rare occurrence. We report a fatal case of M. haemolytica septicemia in a seven-month-old infant who presented with prolonged fever, sepsis, and pneumonitis without discernable preceding history of animal bites or contact. Rare cases of systemic Mannheimia[…][]

  • Liver Failure

    Abstract Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is characterized by organ failure mediated by acute decompensation of cirrhosis. Recent studies have highlighted the importance of the gut-liver axis (GLS) and its association with ACLF pathogenesis. In this review, we discuss the mechanisms related to the alteration[…][]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    Nonetheless, the clinical picture and ancillary diagnostic studies are compatible with a bilateral diffuse encephalopathy involving predominantly hippocampal and adjacent[] Diffuse slowing, indicating encephalopathy was present in 10 patients. Demonstration of virus in the brain biopsy is 100% confirmatory test.[]

  • Gaucher Disease

    Definition Treatment Prognosis Clinical Trials Organizations Publications Definition Gaucher disease is one of the inherited metabolic disorders known as lipid storage diseases. Lipids are fatty materials that include oils, fatty acids, waxes, and steroids (such as cholesterol and estrogen). People with Gaucher disease[…][]

  • Hypoglycemic Encephalopathy

    References : Diffusion MR Imaging of Hypoglycemic Encephalopathy, E.G. Kang AJNR. Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging in Early Diagnosis and Prognosis of Hypoglycemia, L.[] It is critical to diagnose hypoglycemic encephalopathy as early as possible. MRI reveals diffuse abnormal intensity in the cortex and basal ganglia region.[] INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate the patterns of hypoglycemic encephalopathy on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and the relationship between the imaging[]

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