What is your medical diagnosis "8" ?
A 56 year old male was brought into the Emergency Department, he was comatose with hypothermia, hypotonia, hyporeflexia, hypotension, conjunctival injection , slow respiration, acidotic breathing, In ED he was administered Thiamine 100mg IV and get better.
- What is your diagnosis?
- What is the role of Thiamine in this case ?
- Alcohol intoxication
- Thiamine prevents the development of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome