encephalopathy

[ US /ɛnˌsɛfəˈɫɔpəθi/ ]
[ UK /ɛnsˌɛfɐlˈɒpəθi/ ]
NOUN
  1. any disorder or disease of the brain
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How To Use encephalopathy In A Sentence

  • The report highlights the isolation, lack of independence and loss of friendships caused by myalgic encephalopathy - or chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • The clinical manifestations of hypertensive encephalopathy are due to increased cerebral perfusion from the loss of blood-brain barrier integrity, resulting in exudation of fluid into the brain.
  • AIDS * leprosy * malaria * Adult-onset vanishing white matter leukoencephalopathy * Late-onset metachromatic leukodystrophy * Cerebral WN.com - Articles related to Africa making dramatic strides in malaria fight
  • Look at "Nervous Systems" which reads "Encephalitis; encephalopathy; measles inclusion body encephalitis (MIBE) (see CONTRAINDICATIONS); subacute scloerosing panencephalitis (SSPE); Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS); febrile convulsions; afebrile convulsions or seizures; ataxia; polyneuritis; polyneuropathy; ocular palsies; paresthesia. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Diseases similar to bovine spongiform encephalopathy have recently been reported in several species of domestic and zoo animals.
  • An announcement was made that a Siamese cat had died of a spongiform encephalopathy.
  • Many physicians use solutions that contain dextrose; however, it may be advisable to give thiamine first, because of the theoretic risk of Wernicke's encephalopathy.
  • Chronic alcoholics are at risk of Wernicke's encephalopathy, in which delirium becomes complicated by ataxia and ophthalmoplegia.
  • Cognitive impairment is one of the neurological effects in patients with hepatic encephalopathy (abnormal brain function due to severe liver disease). August 1st, 2007
  • The combination of gastrointestinal haemorrhage and hepatic encephalopathy indicates a poor prognosis.
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