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[Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum (case report)].
Medicina (Kaunas). 2003; 39(1):56-61.M

Abstract

One of the life-threatening complications of hyperemesis gravidarum is Wernicke's encephalopathy, the main etiological factor of which is a lack of thiamine (vitamin B1). Most frequently Wernicke's encephalopathy is found among persons suffering from excessive drinking. The aim of the report was to present a case of Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum. The course of the disease, clinical signs, diagnostics, treatment and its results are presented. Also a review of the literature on Wernicke's encephalopathy secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum is introduced.

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Clinic of Neurology, Institute of Cardiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Sukileliu 17, 3007 Kaunas, Lithuania. drast@kmu.ltNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

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Case Reports
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Journal Article

Language

lit

PubMed ID

12576766

Citation

Rastenyte, Daiva, et al. "[Wernicke's Encephalopathy Induced By Hyperemesis Gravidarum (case Report)]." Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania), vol. 39, no. 1, 2003, pp. 56-61.
Rastenyte D, Obelieniene D, Kondrackiene J, et al. [Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum (case report)]. Medicina (Kaunas). 2003;39(1):56-61.
Rastenyte, D., Obelieniene, D., Kondrackiene, J., & Gleizniene, R. (2003). [Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum (case report)]. Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania), 39(1), 56-61.
Rastenyte D, et al. [Wernicke's Encephalopathy Induced By Hyperemesis Gravidarum (case Report)]. Medicina (Kaunas). 2003;39(1):56-61. PubMed PMID: 12576766.
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TY - JOUR T1 - [Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum (case report)]. AU - Rastenyte,Daiva, AU - Obelieniene,Diana, AU - Kondrackiene,Jūrate, AU - Gleizniene,Rymante, PY - 2003/2/11/pubmed PY - 2003/3/15/medline PY - 2003/2/11/entrez SP - 56 EP - 61 JF - Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania) JO - Medicina (Kaunas) VL - 39 IS - 1 N2 - One of the life-threatening complications of hyperemesis gravidarum is Wernicke's encephalopathy, the main etiological factor of which is a lack of thiamine (vitamin B1). Most frequently Wernicke's encephalopathy is found among persons suffering from excessive drinking. The aim of the report was to present a case of Wernicke's encephalopathy induced by hyperemesis gravidarum. The course of the disease, clinical signs, diagnostics, treatment and its results are presented. Also a review of the literature on Wernicke's encephalopathy secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum is introduced. SN - 1010-660X UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/12576766/[Wernicke's_encephalopathy_induced_by_hyperemesis_gravidarum__case_report_]_ DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -