One confused patient, many confused physicians: a case of delayed post-hypoxic leucoencephalopathy.

@article{Wallace2010OneCP,
  title={One confused patient, many confused physicians: a case of delayed post-hypoxic leucoencephalopathy.},
  author={I. R. Wallace and C Dynan and T F G Esmonde},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={193-4}
}
A 28-year-old gentleman was referred to our medical department from the psychiatry department, with problems of confusion, disorientation and inappropriate behaviour. He was apyrexic and physical examination was unremarkable. He denied hallucinations, delusions or mood disturbance and had no insight of his current problems. Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score was 6/30. Two years previously he started to use cocaine and heroin episodically. He consumed more than 40 units of alcohol each… CONTINUE READING
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