Diagnosis - Neurology

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome can sometimes be confirmed with formal neuropsychological assessment. Wernicke's encephalopathy is caused by damaging changes in the brain. This is usually due to a lack of vitamin B1 (thiamine).



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    HELIOS Hospital Aue

    The HELIOS Hospital Aue is teaching hospital of the University of Dresden and one of the largest hospitals in the region. Annually approximately 55.000 patients are treated in various medical departments among which neurology, sports medicine and dermatology are providing medical treatment on the highest level.

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