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metabolic

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to metabolism.
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Patients with structural pathology, infections of the CNS, and cerebral vascular insult (confirmed by neuroimaging or other investigations) and patients with clinical picture suggestive of metabolic encephalopathy but without obvious metabolic disturbances detected in the necessary biochemical investigations and metabolic encephalopathy occurring in the background of another neurological illness causing cognitive dysfunction or a degenerative condition were excluded from our study.
In another study from India in which one-third of the participants were elderly, meningitis was responsible for more than half of the cases with acute encephalitis syndrome, followed by metabolic encephalopathy, alcoholic encephalopathy, cerebral malaria, brain abscesses, and SAE [16].
Primary Diagnosis of Patients admitted with AKI Respiratory Tract Infections 25 Urinary Tract Infections 12 Gastrointestinal Tract Infections 4 Ischaemic Heart Disease 5 Poisoning and Envenomation 6 Leptospirosis 8 Dengue 1 Malaria 5 Chronic Liver Disease with Portal 1 Hypertension Cerebrovascular Accident 7 Diabetic Ketoacidosis 4 Acute Pancreatitis 4 Metabolic Encephalopathy 8 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 4 with Type 2 Respiratory Failure Skin and Soft Tissue Infections 2 Meningoencephalitis 1 Seizure Disorder 2 Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome 1 Table 3.
WE was thought to be the most probable cause of death, based on the presence of a metabolic encephalopathy with transient abducent nerve palsy and nystagmus in the context of prolonged vomiting.
(2) Severe but uncommon adverse reactions have been reported; they have included neurologic complications, such as seizures and prolonged disorientation, (3) and toxic metabolic encephalopathy with serotonin toxicity potentiated by the concomitant use of a selective serotonin receptor inhibitor.
This condition is called metabolic encephalopathy. In some cases people suffer a heart attack.
Metabolic encephalopathy is a medical emergency, and appropriate empirical intervention can often improve outcome, provided a timely working diagnosis is made based on clinical suspicion and targeted laboratory investigations.

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