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Wernicke Encephalopathy

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = An acute neurological disorder characterized by the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and disturbances of mental activity or consciousness. Eye movement abnormalities include nystagmus, external rectus palsies, and reduced conjugate gaze. THIAMINE DEFICIENCY and chronic ALCOHOLISM are associated conditions. Pathologic features include periventricular petechial hemorrhages and neuropil breakdown in the diencephalon and brainstem.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

PR2.2, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.2
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, autopsy report and notes relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 53 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: vomiting; tuberculosis of pituitary; and Wernicke's encephalopathy. No treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1941

PR2.582, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.582
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothiansaged 31 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; unconscious; fits; and incontinence. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1941

PR3.193, 1941

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.193
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male privatefrom Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 22 at first examination in 1941 Conditions mentioned include: headache; giddiness; bilateral papilloedema; diplopia; left facial paralysis; ptosis; encephalitis; dissemintated encephalomyelitis; and wernickes encephalitis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1941

PR2.2476, 1944

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.2476
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothiansaged 43 at first examination in 1944. Conditions mentioned include: parkinsonism; dysarthria; and wernicke's encephalitis. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1944

PR2.5827, 1947-1949

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.5827
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 44 at first examination in 1947. Conditions mentioned include: Wernicke's encephalitis; alcoholism; convulsions; diplopia; and epilepsy. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1947-1949

PR2.6862, 1948

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.6862
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 58 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: diplopia; cerebral atrophy; and Wernicke's encepalopathy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1948

PR2.8155, 1949-1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.8155
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 59 at first examination in 1949. Conditions mentioned include: somnolence; and Wernicke's encephalitis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1949-1950

PR2.8511, 1950

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.8511
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 26 at first examination in 1950. Conditions mentioned include: central nervous system virus disease; polioencephalitis; and failure of vision. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1950

PR2.15769, 1955

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15769
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and autopsy report relating to female from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 72 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: Wernicke's Encephalopathy; metabolic disorder; vomiting; cachexia; and hyperplasia. No treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1955

PR2.15951, 1956

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15951
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, charts and notes relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 61 at first examination in 1956. Conditions mentioned include: emotional incontinence; hypertonus; and encephalopathy. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1956