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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Our patient, a year old diabetic woman, had been hospitalised on several occasions due to hyperglycaemic episodes, with no history of previous alcoholism or malnutrition. The condition classically involves the corpus callosum with bginami and demyelination. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Show more Show less. Degenerative SA Friedreich’s ataxia Ataxia-telangiectasia.


To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Marchiafava—Bignami disease in chronic alcoholic patient. The journal is indexed in: MR Findings in Two Patients”. Marchiafava-Bignami disease in a nonalcoholic diabetic patient. Rev Neurol, 42pp. September Pages Cortical involvement in Marchiafava-Bignami disease can be a predictor of a poor prognosis: Type A- Stupor and coma predominate.


The examination revealed bradypsychia and disorientation in time, space, and person; as a sign of interhemispheric disconnection, she showed left-sided ideomotor apraxia when attempting to follow directions. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Type B- This type has normal or only mildly impair mental status and radiological imaging shows partial lesions in the corpus callosum.

Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. Others remain in comas that eventually lead to death.

Riv Patol Nerv, 8pp. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Intern Med, 52pp. Sopra un alterazione del bognami calloso osservata in soggetti alcoolisti.

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. Cortical involvement in Marchiafava-Bignami disease. Hospital General de La Fnfermedad.

Marchiafava–Bignami disease

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Case 2 Case 2. Brain Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Amoebic. These descriptions match those of our patient, who had been admitted repeatedly due to hyperglycaemic episodes. Marchiafava-Bignami disease with rare etiology: The patient usually has a history of alcoholism or malnutrition and neurological marchiafsva are sometimes present and can help lead to a diagnosis.


Alcohol consumption should be stopped. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a marchjafava year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Some patients survive, but with residual brain damage and dementia.

All works go through a rigorous selection process. Log in Sign up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Individuals with MBD usually have ee history of alcohol abuse, but this is not always the case. Brain herniation Reye’s Hepatic encephalopathy Toxic encephalopathy Hashimoto’s encephalopathy.

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