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Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Alcohol induced encephalopathy
  • Korsakoff's amnesic syndrome
  • Transketolase defect
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy
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  • Does Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome affect a person's ability to walk, feed themselves, and move? What are the odds of an individual who has been an alcoholic for over 30 years recovering from this condition? Click here for answer