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खुला एक्सेस

हमारा समूह 1000 से अधिक वैज्ञानिक सोसायटी के सहयोग से हर साल संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका, यूरोप और एशिया में 3000+ वैश्विक सम्मेलन श्रृंखला कार्यक्रम आयोजित करता है और 700+ ओपन एक्सेस जर्नल प्रकाशित करता है जिसमें 50000 से अधिक प्रतिष्ठित व्यक्तित्व, प्रतिष्ठित वैज्ञानिक संपादकीय बोर्ड के सदस्यों के रूप में शामिल होते हैं।

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700 जर्नल और 15,000,000 पाठक प्रत्येक जर्नल को 25,000+ पाठक मिल रहे हैं


Understanding Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome: A Comprehensive Exploration

Thomas Johan

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a complex neuropsychiatric disorder resulting from thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency, primarily associated with chronic alcohol misuse. This syndrome comprises two distinct phases: Wernicke’s encephalopathy, characterized by acute neurological symptoms, and Korsakoff’s syndrome, marked by persistent amnesia and cognitive deficits. Despite being preventable and treatable, WKS remains a significant clinical challenge due to underdiagnosis and delayed intervention. This review provides a comprehensive overview of the clinical presentation, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and management strategies for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Understanding the multifaceted nature of this disorder is essential for healthcare professionals to enhance early recognition, intervention, and prevention. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder resulting from thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency, often associated with chronic alcohol misuse. It manifests as a combination of acute Wernicke’s encephalopathy and chronic Korsakoff syndrome, leading to a range of cognitive and neurological impairments. Wernicke’s encephalopathy presents with acute symptoms such as confusion, ataxia, and oculomotor abnormalities, while Korsakoff syndrome is characterized by severe memory deficits and confabulation. Early recognition and prompt thiamine supplementation are crucial for preventing irreversible neurological damage. This paper provides an overview of the clinical features, etiology, diagnosis, and management of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, highlighting the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in patient care.