Nonalcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy.


Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is a serious neurologic condition resulting from thiamine deficiency. The majority of cases involve alcoholism; however, nonalcohol-associated WE does occur and is under-recognized. We discuss a case of a 22-year-old man with a history of Crohn's disease who presented to our emergency department with multiple neurologic… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/cem.2015.27


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@article{Welsh2016NonalcoholicWE, title={Nonalcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy.}, author={Amanda Welsh and Peter Rogers and Fraser Clift}, journal={CJEM}, year={2016}, volume={18 4}, pages={309-12} }