brain syndrome

brain syndrome

a group of symptoms resulting from impaired function of the brain. It may be acute and reversible, or chronic and irreversible. An organic mental disorder is a specific organic mental syndrome in which the cause is known or presumed. An organic mental syndrome is a temporary or permanent brain dysfunction of any cause.
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Baby brain syndrome isn't something I want to go through right now.
Baby brain syndrome is not something I want to go through right now.
Disturbed oxidative metabolism in organic brain syndrome caused by bismuth in skin creams.
Landine - a 1-year-old with a rare brain syndrome whose parents fought a losing battle with a contractor to get him into his own bedroom - restored the couple's faith in humanity and helped another man come to terms with his adoptive mother's recent death.
Comorbid conditions included convulsions, CNS disorder, organic brain syndrome, severe mental retardation, substance-related disorder, and congenita) heart defects.
LIVERPOOL suffered this week from FBS - Fried Brain Syndrome - caused by the "sun"*
Memantine has been available in Germany since 1982 for treating organic brain syndrome, spasticity, and Parkinson's disease.
Wieghorst, a pounds 600,000 signing from Dundee, was struck down by the rare Guillain-Barre brain syndrome in October 1999.
Another noted, "Ninety-five percent of our clients have Alzheimer's disease or organic brain syndrome.
The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the body charged with enforcing the ADA, has defined a "physical or mental impairment" as any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one of the major body systems [5], or any mental or psychological disorder such as mental retardation, organic brain syndrome, emotional or mental illness, or specific learning disabilities.
After reviewing Gary's previous medical records and a brain spectrograph -- which showed damage typical of exposure to neurotoxins and heavy metals -- the center concluded that Gary suffered from toxic brain syndrome.