Wernicke’s encephalopathy as a complication of gastroparesis after emergency partial antrectomy

  • NS Ganie
  • E Janse van Rensburg

Abstract

Wernicke’s encephalopathy is a common complication of malnutrition, alcohol abuse and gastric outlet obstruction. We describe a patient who developed Wernicke’s encephalopathy secondary to gastroparesis, with no significant evidence of malnutrition, alcohol abuse, or gastric outlet obstruction.

Published
2015-03-09
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135