Consumo de alcohol, síntomas neurológicos y retos diagnósticos en un paciente con una gastrostomía percutánea

Pablo Barrio Giménez, Marzia Merlino, Mercè Balcells-Olivero

Resumen


Alcohol addiction is usually conceptualized as an overriding urge to use alcohol, no matter what the difficulties and the consequences are. Also, alcohol use manifests itself not only with psychopathological disturbances, but with organic symptoms as well, which can mimic other diseases, making differential diagnosis challenging. Here, we present the case of an alcohol dependent patient in whom the proper diagnosis of alcohol use was a significant challenge.



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Alcohol; Neurological symptoms; Differential diagnosis; Gastrostomy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20882/adicciones.1341

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