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Disease Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

Name Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
Synonyms Alcohol Withdrawal Associated Autonomic Hyperactivity | Alcohol Withdrawal Hallucinosis | Alcohol Withdrawal Induced Delirium Tremens | Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Delirium Tremens | Autonomic Hyperactivity, Alcohol Withdrawal Associated | Delirium, Alcohol Withdrawal | Delirium Tremens | Delirium Tremens, Alcohol Withdrawal Induced | Hallucinosis, Alcohol Withdrawal
Definition An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease | Substance-related disorder
MeSH® ID D000430

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurotoxicity Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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3. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance Withdrawal Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
6. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance Withdrawal Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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