static encephalopathy in children

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Is static encephalopathy a common disease?

Not a disease

Encephalopathy
Encephalopathy is term to describe diffuse brain dysfunction of any etiology, and indeed is found quite frequently. The goal is to uncover cause, as treatment then becomes viable.
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Whats wernicke encephalopathy?

Deficiency of B1

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it is a neurologic syndrome caused by a deficiency of Vitamin B1. It is mostly confined to those with severe malnutrition, classically patients with alcoholism. It damages areas of the brain concerned with balance, eye movements and memory so those with the syndrome have difficulty walking ( ataxia) memory problems, and ey movement abnormalities
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What is myalgic encephalopathy?

Definition problem

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Myalgic means muscle pain. Encephalopathy means brain problem. This is a fancy term for Chronic Fatigue syndrome.
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What is hepatic encephalopathy?

Will worsen situatio

Alcohol
Hepatic encephalopathy is a serious symptom of liver failure and needs to be treated very seriously. Patients with this condition have a disturbance in their mental status which causes confusion, agitation, or severe depression. Continuing to consume alcohol or other liver-toxic substances will worsen the situation and ultimately lead to decompensated liver failure and death.
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what is Spongiform encephalopathy?

Mad cow (prion) dis

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The brain in prion disease shows large distended vacuoles (bubbles) to the extent that under the microscope, the vacuoles are empty, giving the brain an appearance that is reminiscent of a sponge (or Swiss cheese, for that matter).
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What is postpanoxic encephalopathy ?

Post-anoxic?

Encephalopathy
Post-anoxic encephalopathy occurs when the brain is deprived of oxygen for a period of time. There are many causes of this including when a patient suffers a cardiac arrest and survives a prolonged resuscitation attempt. Sometimes, in this case, the body survives but the brain suffers a severe injury and the patient does not awaken.
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What is treatment of encephalopathy?

Varies

Encephalitis
Encephalopathy merely means abnormal brain function, and causes are numerous. Epilepsy may respond to medications or VNS units. Cognitive issues may benefit from memory enhancing drugs, infections from antibiotics. Medications and toxic exposures can cause encephalopathy, and some cancers cause as a para-neoplastic phenomenon. Treatment varies.
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what causes neonatal encephalopathy?

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In NE, it is not always possible to document a significant hypoxic-ischemic insult. There are potentially several other etiologies, specifically, it is important to exclude metabolic disease, infection, drug exposure, nervous system malformation and neonatal stroke as possible causes of the encephalopathy. The nature of brain injury causing neurologic impairment in a newborn is poorly understood.
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Are there symptoms of encephalopathy?

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Encephalopathy means pathology of brain. It is not a disease or specific, as it means abnormal brain. There are muliple variations depending on cause and presentation. Most common might be issues with focus, memory, and concentration.
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Can you tell me about encephalopathy?

Encephalopathy

Encephalopathy
Encephalopathy is a general term to refer to an injury to the brain, by trauma, infection, anoxia, bleeding among other causes. In short the brain has been injured by any of the above mechanisns, there are others but these are the most common.
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