Human genes for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome [DOID:10915]
Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome (also called wet brain, Korsakoff's psychosis, alcoholic encephalopathy, Wernicke's disease, and encephalopathy - alcoholic) is a manifestation of thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency, or beriberi. This is usually secondary to alcohol abuse. It mainly causes vision changes, ataxia and impaired memory.
Synonyms: Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, DOID:10915, WernickeKorsakoff syndrome, Wernicke-Korsakoff disease, Wernicke-Korsakoff disorder ...