Wernicke's Encephalopathy

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Identifier 19810124_nanos_sciplatform2_03
Title Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Creator Rothrock, John F
Subject Wernicke's Encephalopathy; Laparotomy; Gastric Outlet Obstruction; Hypothyroidism; Bilateral Ptosis; Tensilon
Description A 33 year old white female underwent a gastric stapling procedure for morbid oBesity seven weeks prior to the present admission. She was doing well, on a liquid diet (tea, coffee, water only), until three weeks prior to admission, when she developed persistent vomiting. This did not resolve spontaneously, and she was hospitalized for evaluation. When the vomiting persisted after two days of intravenous fluids only, laparotomy was performed, with lysis of an adhesion presumably causing gastric outlet oBstruction. Twenty four hours after surgery sheBegan to complain of ""unsteadiness"" and diplopia. A neurological consultation was obtained the following day.
Relation is Part of NANOS 1981: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 2)
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1981 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 1981. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s69p67c9
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2014-05-29
Date Modified 2014-05-29
ID 183765
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69p67c9