Marchiafava-Bignami Disease Caused by Chronic Alcohol use in a Young Patient: Case Report

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Published: 2022-04-02

Page: 13-16


Bünyamin Tosunoğlu *

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Burcu Gökçe Çokal

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Hafize Nalan Güneş

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Tahir Kurtuluş Yoldaş

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Marchiafava-Bignami disease; it is a rare neurological disease characterized by demyelination and necrosis of the corpus callosum, often associated with chronic alcohol consumption and malnutrition.We present a 25-year-old female patient with chronic alcoholism who presented with visual hallucinations, flashes of light in her eyes, and blurred vision, who experienced the same condition for the second time.

Keywords: Alcohol, folic acid, sphlenium, lesion


How to Cite

Tosunoğlu, B., Çokal, B. G., Güneş, H. N., & Yoldaş, T. K. (2022). Marchiafava-Bignami Disease Caused by Chronic Alcohol use in a Young Patient: Case Report. Asian Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4(1), 13–16. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJMCR/article/view/1544

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