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Toxic and Acquired Metabolic Diseases

Toxic and Acquired Metabolic Diseases

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Published by Benjamin Prabhu

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Published by: Benjamin Prabhu on Mar 23, 2011
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CNS 2007CNS 2007
Toxic and AcquiredToxic and AcquiredMetabolic DiseasesMetabolic Diseases
CNS 2007CNS 2007
Vitamin DeficienciesVitamin Deficiencies
Thiamine (Vit. B1) DeficiencyThiamine (Vit. B1) Deficiency
 Psychotic symptoms or ophthalmoplegiaPsychotic symptoms or ophthalmoplegia(Werknickes encephalopathy)(Werknickes encephalopathy) May lead to Korsakoff syndromeMay lead to Korsakoff syndrome  memorymemory disturbances and confabulation.disturbances and confabulation. Usually in alcoholicsUsually in alcoholics Hemorrhages and necrosis particularly inHemorrhages and necrosis particularly inmammilary bodies and beside ventriclesmammilary bodies and beside ventricles
CNS 2007CNS 2007
Vitamin DeficienciesVitamin Deficiencies
Vitamin B12 deficiencyVitamin B12 deficiency
 Ataxia and numbness and tingling in lowerAtaxia and numbness and tingling in lowerextremitiesextremities Complete paraplegia in late diseaseComplete paraplegia in late disease Swelling of myelin layers with later axonSwelling of myelin layers with later axondegenerationdegeneration With prompt vitamin replacement, clinicalWith prompt vitamin replacement, clinicalimprovement occursimprovement occurs Combined degeneration of both ascendingCombined degeneration of both ascendingand descending tracts.and descending tracts.

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