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Disease Korsakoff Syndrome

Name Korsakoff Syndrome
Synonyms ALCOHOL-INDUCED ENCEPHALOPATHY | Korsakoff Psychoses | Korsakoff Psychosis | Psychoses, Korsakoff | Psychosis, Korsakoff | TRANSKETOLASE DEFECT | Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome | Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome | Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndromes
Definition An acquired cognitive disorder characterized by inattentiveness and the inability to form short term memories. This disorder is frequently associated with chronic ALCOHOLISM; but it may also result from dietary deficiencies; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; NEOPLASMS; CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS; ENCEPHALITIS; EPILEPSY; and other conditions. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D020915
OMIM® ID 277730
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  Alcoholic Korsakoff Syndrome