Encephalopathy is term generally used to denote brain disease, damage, or malfunction. An altered mental state is the major symptom of encephalopathy. There are numerous and varied causes for encephalopathy; they include infections, anoxia, metabolic problems, toxins, drugs, physiologic changes, trauma, and other causes. Encephalopathy is often considered a complication of a primary problem such as Alcoholic cirrhosis, kidney failure, or anoxia. Early treatments can eliminate, reduce, or halt the symptoms of encephalopathy.
- Track 1-1 Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis in children
- Track 2-2 Acute Toxic-Metabolic Encephalopathy in children
- Track 3-3 Neonatal Encephalopathy
- Track 4-4 Treatments