delirium tremens

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Related to Alcohol withdrawal delirium: delirium tremens, Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
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acute delirium caused by alcohol poisoning

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However a direct comparison cannot apply as these two conditions have phenomenological and aetiological differences; BDNF levels are increased in vitro and in vivo following acute alcohol exposure but are reduced with chronic use [30] and genetic variants are associated with alcohol withdrawal delirium [31].
* alcohol withdrawal delirium (common causes of delirium need to be excluded).
Signs of sympathetic hyperactivity, such as tachycardia, hypertension, fever, and diaphoresis, are often profound hallmarks of alcohol withdrawal delirium (Bayard et al., 2004).
The first patient was a 33-year-old man with a history of alcohol dependence and alcohol withdrawal delirium tremens.
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