What are the differential diagnoses of Korsakoff psychosis?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: Glen L Xiong, MD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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The differential diagnosis of Korsakoff psychosis includes the following:

  • Temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Temporal lobe infarction

  • Concussive head injury

  • Dementia with Lewy bodies

  • Transient global amnesia

  • Anoxic encephalopathy

  • Alzheimer disease

  • Third ventricle tumor

  • Herpes simplex virus


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