Anorexia nervosa and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: a case report

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Dantas Clarissa R; Banzato Claudio EM; Silva Luiz FAL; Saad Laura; Garcia Celso;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Journal of Medical Case Reports,volume 4,pages217-217 (issn: 1752-1947, eissn: 1752-1947)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-4-217, pmc: PMC2917440
  • Subject: R | Case Report | Medicine(all) | Medicine

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>Wernicke's encephalopathy is an acute, potentially fatal, neuropsychiatric syndrome resulting from thiamine deficiency. The disorder is still greatly under-diagnosed, and failure to promptly identify and adequately treat the condit... View more
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