Resumen La enfermedad de Marchiafava Bignami (EMB) es una encefalopatía poco frecuente que se caracteriza por una desmielinización y necrosis del. Marchiafava Bignami disease is defined by characteristic demyelination of the corpus callosum (erosion of the protective covering of nerve. (1)Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Espana. Publisher: Enfermedad de Marchiafava-Bignami. PMID: ; [Indexed.

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Type B- This type has normal or only mildly impair mental status and radiological imaging shows partial lesions in the corpus callosum.

Please cite this article as: Nutritional counseling is also recommended. Treatment is variable depending on individuals. Our patient, a year old diabetic woman, had been hospitalised on several occasions due to hyperglycaemic episodes, with no history of previous alcoholism enermedad malnutrition. Previous article Next article. Marchiafava—Bignami disease is routinely diagnosed with the use of an MRI because the majority of clinical symptoms are non-specific. In a study published ina year-old patient was observed to have taken high amounts of alcohol intake over 20 years and was malnourished.


There are 2 clinical variants of MBD; the acute form manifests with rapidly progressing decline and even death, and a subacute and chronic form, seen in enfdrmedad case, which progresses with dementia, extrapyramidal symptoms, incontinence, difficulty walking, and signs of interhemispheric disconnection.

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Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. Retrieved from ” https: Rev Bras Ter Intensiva, 25pp. Administration of vitamin Marchlafava complex results in improvement in many patients, although some do not recover and may die of the disease 2.

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Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Cortical involvement in Marchiafava-Bignami disease. Three months after treatment, her gait and ideomotor apraxia had improved but the cognitive sequelae persisted. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.


We conclude that, in addition to classic risk factors, osmotic changes associated with glycaemic fluctuations, and possibly changes in other electrolytes or particles which alter normal blood osmotic concentration, can cause this disease. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

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She was admitted due to a 1-month history of memory loss, confusion, delirium, and gait disorder. Rev Neurol, 58pp. Radiological imaging shows involvement of the entire corpus callosum. These descriptions match those of our patient, who had been admitted repeatedly due to hyperglycaemic episodes.

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Rev Neurol, 42pp. Background, Etiology and Pathophysiology, Epidemiology”. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Before the use of such imaging equipment, it was unable to be diagnosed until autopsy. Check for errors and try again. He also had altered sensorium and seizures.

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