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Wernicke and Korsakoff syndrome is the best neurological complication of alcoholism with thiamine deficiency.
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Thiamine deficiency: poor nutrition, malabsorption in the digestive tract, and liver failure present in patients with alcohol dependence determine the onset of a severe condition: Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE), which, if left untreated, can become chronic and give rise to Korsakoff's syndrome (KS) (Horton et al., 2015).
Korsakoff 's syndrome (KS) or Korsakoff 's psychosis is a clinical manifestation of WE that is principally characterized by behavioral abnormalities and memory impairments (3, 4).
Mrs Purcell suffered from Korsakoff's Syndrome, an alcoholism-related vitamin deficiency disease, resulting in chronic memory problems.
She was diagnosed with Korsakoff's Syndrome, an alcoholismrelated vitamin deficiency disease in 2011.
We assessed flashbulb memories for the Paris attacks in a participant with Korsakoff's syndrome (KS).
When Emma was 24 her mum was diagnosed with Korsakoff's syndrome, a form of alcohol-related brain damage which leads to memory loss.
Neuroimaging of Wernicke's encephalopathy and Korsakoff's syndrome.
Thiamine deficiency may cause Wernicke's encephalopathy and Korsakoff's psychosis.