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Wernicke's Encephalopathy Accompanying Acute Axonal Polyneuropathy: A Case Report
1 İstanbul Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Nöroloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye  
Arch Neuropsychiatry ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/npa.2017.19186
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Key Words: Wernicke encephalopathy, tiamin deficiency, acute axonal polyneuropathy
Abstract

Wernicke encephalopathy (WE)  is a neuropsychiatric syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency. In addition to the classical symptoms (oculomotor disorder, confusion and ataxia), acute polyneuropathy is reported to accompany the clinical condition occasionally. In this case, we intended to present and attract attention to this rare and significant clinical table which starts with application for WE clinical condition and is accompanied by acute axonal polyneuropathy in the follow-up stage.  

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