Hypothermia and infection in Wernicke's encephalopathy.

  title={Hypothermia and infection in Wernicke's encephalopathy.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Hansen and Christel Larsson and Jan Eric Wir{\'e}n and Jenny Hallgren},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  volume={215 2},
Two cases of acute Wernicke's encephalopathy with severe hypothermia as the major presenting feature are reported. Treatment with thiamine was rapidly introduced, but hypothermia nevertheless persisted for several weeks, at times masked by intercurrent infections.