Recent Examples of encephalopathy from the Web
And Jamieson said researchers have since discovered why the patients developed Wernicke's encephalopathy, a result of vitamin B1 deficiency.
Last year, lower respiratory infections, neonatal preterm birth complications and neonatal encephalopathy due to birth asphyxia and trauma were the most common causes of fatality for children under 5.
Just two days before Urschel retired, a study on traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating brain disease, was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
But reports of a dangerous form of brain swelling called Wernicke's encephalopathy caused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration put a hold on further development.
Just a month ago, a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that after examining the brains of 202 deceased former football players, nearly 88 percent of them had evidence of chronic, traumatic encephalopathy.
The medical diagnosis is anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
Jim Plunkett recently gave a wrenching account of his physical ailments and apprehension about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) to The San Jose Mercury News.
Doctors say CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) can cause memory loss, depression, violent mood swings, and other cognitive and behavioral issues in those exposed to repetitive head trauma.
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medical Definition of encephalopathy
encephalopathicplay \-lə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective
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