SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care V
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Wernicke Encephalopathy has been traditionally associated with alcohol abuse. Among non alcoholic causes are dialysis, diuretic use, malnutrition, parenteral nutrition, bariatric surgery, cancer and AIDS. Wernicke encephalopathy is a heterogeneous entity not only limited to the described triad of ophthalmoplegia, encephalopathy and ataxia.