• bovine spongiform enc
  • The ban had been in place since December 2003, when the prion responsible for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or 'mad cow disease' was detected in US beef cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sensationalist media reports and online rumors fueled speculation that the new president was recklessly putting South Koreans' health at risk of contracting bovine spongiform encephalopathy, better known as mad cow disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • hyperemesis gravidarum
  • CPM may also occur in patients prone to hyponatraemia affected by: severe liver disease liver transplant alcoholism severe burns malnutrition anorexia severe electrolyte disorders AIDS hyperemesis gravidarum hyponatremia due to Peritoneal Dialysis Wernicke encephalopathy The currently accepted theory states that the brain cells adjust their osmolarities by changing levels of certain osmolytes like inositol, betaine, and glutamine in response to varying serum osmolality. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Because of the frequent involvement of heart, eyes and peripheral nervous system, several authors prefer to call it Wernicke disease rather than simply encephalopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shortly after Paul Broca published his findings on language deficits caused by damage to what is now referred to as Broca's area, Wernicke began pursuing his own research into the effects of brain disease on speech and language. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • 2 Emory University, Atlanta, USA Correspondence to Vijay Delaffon First received Jul 211, final revision 11 Mar 213, accepted 24 Apr 213 Aims and method A baseline audit of trainees ability to recognise Wernicke s encephalopathy and initiate appropriate thiamine regimes in an in-patient alcohol detoxification unit was carried out. (docplayer.net)
  • case
  • In the case of Wernicke encephalopathy, overdiagnosis is preferred to underdiagnosis, since timely intervention is necessary with misdiagnosis potentially leading to grave consequences. (neurocular.com)