A Paranoid Schizophrenia Patient Presenting with Wernicke's Encephalopathy, Case Report


Published: 2023-01-05

Page: 1-5

Ayşe Betül Çetin *

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

Selda Keskin Güler

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

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Wernicke's encephalopathy is a medical emergency that can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated early. Malnutrition is a condition that can be seen frequently, especially in psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia. In this case, we examined a patient who presented with Wenicke's encephalopathy and was diagnosed with schizophrenia when treated.

Keywords: Wenicke’s encephalopathy, schizophrenia, thiamine

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Çetin, A. B., & Güler, S. K. (2023). A Paranoid Schizophrenia Patient Presenting with Wernicke’s Encephalopathy, Case Report. Asian Journal of Medical Case Reports, 5(1), 1–5. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJMCR/article/view/1723


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