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Treatment of encephalopathy varies with the primary cause of the symptoms; consequently, not all cases of encephalopathy are treated the same. The...
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The prognosis for a patient with encephalopathy depends on the initial causes and, in general, the length of time it takes to reverse, stop, or...
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Despite the numerous and varied causes of encephalopathy, at least one symptom present in all cases is an altered mental state. The altered mental...
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Complications of encephalopathy vary from none to profound mental impairments that lead to death. The complications can be similar in some cases...
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Many cases of encephalopathy can be prevented. The key to prevention is to stop or limit the chance of developing any of the multitudes of causes of...
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The causes of encephalopathy are both numerous and varied. Some examples of causes of encephalopathy include: Infections (bacteria, viruses...
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Encephalopathy is a term that means brain disease, damage, or malfunction. Encephalopathy can present a very broad spectrum of symptoms that range...
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The diagnosis of encephalopathy is usually done by clinical tests done during a physical examination (mental status tests, memory tests, coordination...
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Mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) can affect people at very different times in life, ranging from age 4...
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There is no treatment for the underlying disease in MELAS (mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes). It is...
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The diagnosis of MELAS (mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes) is usually suspected on clinical grounds. But...
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Patients with MELAS (mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes) develop brain dysfunction (encephalopathy) with...
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MELAS (mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes) is caused by mutations in the genetic material (DNA) in the...
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