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Wernicke's dementia

Alternative eponyms

  • Wernicke’s syndrome I

Related people

Frequent condition of old age marked by defective memory, loss of sense of location, and disorientation with confabulation.

Description

Frequent condition of old age marked by defective memory, loss of sense of location, and disorientation with confabulation.

Bibliography

  • H. Nouët:
    Presbyophrenia of Wernicke and psychoneurosis.
    Alienist and Neurologist, St. Louis, 1913, 34: 141-155.

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