Wernicke's encephalopathy in a patient with masticator and parapharyngeal space abscess: a case report.

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Wernicke's encephalopathy is a fatal neurological disease caused by thiamine deficiency. Many reports indicate that Wernicke's encephalopathy is caused by malnutrition. We report the case of a 79-year-old female patient who had a left masticator space and parapharyngeal space abscess who was diagnosed with Wernicke's encephalopathy. She reported problems… (More)
DOI: 10.5125/jkaoms.2016.42.2.120

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