About KCNQ2 Epileptic Encephalopathy
KCNQ2 epileptic encephalopathies are caused by mutations in the KCNQ2 gene (also known as the potassium voltage-gated channel, KQT-like subfamily, member 2 gene).
Management of Wernicke's encephalopathy
involves the replacement of thiamine.
The patient was diagnosed with Wernicke's encephalopathy
and was given thiamine infusion.
There are two phases of encephalopathy
associated with Pepto Bismuth use: (2,4)
Association of degree and type of edema in posterior reversible encephalopathy
syndrome with serum lactate dehydrogenase level: initial experience.
The 2 of the reported cases whose EEG findings were consistent with encephalopathy
were on the first day of oseltamivir when neurological complications developed.
Several hypotheses have been proposed regarding the pathogenesis of influenza-associated acute encephalopathy
(IAAE) (2): the most straightforward is that it is caused by viral infection of the central nervous system.
Neurological complications observed included seizures, febrile seizures, status epilepticus, encephalopathy
, encephalitis, myositis, myalgia, aphasia, ataxia, neuropathy, Gullain-Barre syndrome, or other focal neurological complaints.
ImPACT could become a new standard for minimal hepatic encephalopathy
testing, both in routine clinical practice and to evaluate treatments," said Dr.
Key Words: Wernicke encephalopathy
, thiamine, thiamine deficiency, lymphoma, vitamin [B.
How important is the difference between acute encephalitis and encephalopathy
Cyclosporin-induced posterior reversible encephalopathy