bismuth encephalopathyA subacute neurologic condition linked to ingestion of bismuth subgallate.
Fluctuating confusion, somnolence, loss of concentration, tremor, ± hallucinations and delusions. With continued ingestion, encephalopathic symptoms worsen and are accompanied by diffuse myoclonic jerks, seizures, ataxia and inability to walk or stand.
Discontinuation use of bismuth agents.
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