"Korsakoff Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An acquired cognitive disorder characterized by inattentiveness and the inability to form short term memories. This disorder is frequently associated with chronic ALCOHOLISM; but it may also result from dietary deficiencies; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; NEOPLASMS; CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS; ENCEPHALITIS; EPILEPSY; and other conditions. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)
- Korsakoff Syndrome
- Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
- Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome
- Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndromes
- Korsakoff Psychosis
- Korsakoff Psychoses
- Psychoses, Korsakoff
- Psychosis, Korsakoff
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