Unusual Presentation of Uncommon Disease: Anorexia Nervosa Presenting as Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome—A Case Report from Southeast Asia

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Mushtaq, Raheel; Shoib, Sheikh; Shah, Tabindah; Bhat, Mudasir; Singh, Randhir; Mushtaq, Sahil; (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Psychiatry,volume 2,014 (issn: 2090-682X, eissn: 2090-6838)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/482136, pmc: PMC4054927
  • Subject: Case Report | Psychiatry | Article Subject | RC435-571
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | digestive, oral, and skin physiology | mental disorders

Anorexia nervosa presenting as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is rare. The causes of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome are multiple like alcohol abuse, thyrotoxicosis, haemodialysis, severe malnutrition because of gastric carcinoma and pyloric obstruction, hyperemesis gravid... View more
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