n South African Medical Journal - Wernicke's encephalopathy as a complication of gastroparesis after emergency partial antrectomy : continuing medical education - case report
|Article Title||Wernicke's encephalopathy as a complication of gastroparesis after emergency partial antrectomy : continuing medical education - case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Free State|
|Publication Date||Feb 2015|
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.
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