Disease Information for Alcohol amnestic disorder

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Alcohol facies
Alcohol drinking intolerance/new
Alcohol is 50 per cent of calorie intake
Malnourished/poor nutrition status/signs
Alcohol on breath/odor of alcohol
Characteristic breath odor
Agnosognosia (Insite/awareness failure)
Altered mental status Mental status change
Amnesia/event, retrograde/antegrade
Apathy/Indifference
Ataxia
Behavior problems
Blackouts/Event amnesia/temporary
Cognitive defect
Confabulation
Confusion/Disoriented
Coordination/signs
Executive function loss/apathy/inertia
Hand tremors
Memory Loss in Elderly
Near recall/memory deficit/defect
Nystagmus
Paucity of ideas/conversation
Personality change
Rapidly progressive dementia
Short term memory loss
Slurred speech
Slurred speech/Chronic
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Tremor
Tremor in Elderly
Tremor,fine
Behavior/life plans erratic
Destructive Behavior
Poverty of thought
Scattered thought process
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Prognosis bad/usually
Course/Relapsing
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Excess alcohol habit
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Male
Population/Middle-aged adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
RBC Transketolase activity (LAB)
Thiamine/Vitamin B1 (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CDT [Carbohydrate-Deficience Transferrin test]/Abnormal
Ethanol blood level/toxin (Lab)
Pyruvate, plasma (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Brain Mammillary bodies defect/lesion
PATH/Brain/Glial proliferation/ganglion cell lysis
CT Scan
MRI/Head Mammillary Body lesions
MRI/Head/Medial Thalamus Lesion
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Creutzfeld-Jacob disease
Hepatic encephalopathy
Associated Disease & Complications
Alcohol dementia
Amnesia
CNS disease/involvement
Hallucinations
Hypothalamic lesion
Neurobehavior Problems
Organic brain syndrome
Psychosis
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Sedation/torpor induced
Demyelinating Disease
Disease Synergy - Causes
Risk factor/Alcoholism
Synergy/Malnutrition
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Limbic System Lesion/Defect
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Mammillary bodies/lesion
Pathophysiology/Thiamine/pyrophosphate neurol metab
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Psychoses disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
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Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Thiamine
Other Treatments
TX/Discontinue Toxin/Abuse
Definition

A mental disorder associated with chronic ethanol abuse (ALCOHOLISM) and nutritional deficiencies characterized by short term memory loss, confabulations, and disturbances of attention. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)

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