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It was found in the study that alcohol withdrawal seizure was the most common neurological complication seen except in the group with history of alcohol intake for a duration 0-5 years, alcohol hallucinosis was more prevalent.
The study also concluded that incidence of alcohol hallucinosis was significantly and consistently higher in patients with lesser duration of alcohol intake, whereas the incidence of alcoholic polyneuropathy and WernickeKorsakoff encephalopathy was significantly and consistently higher in patients with longer duration of alcohol intake.
The participants taking alcohol of around 840 gm/week had alcohol hallucinosis more common as a neurological complication, whereas the prevalence of alcohol hallucinosis and alcohol withdrawal seizure was equally seen in participants with alcohol intake of around 770 gm/week.
These complications include alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the form of delirium tremens which is characterized by a state of intense acute withdrawal state in the form of mental confusion, diaphoresis, agitation, fluctuating levels of consciousness, visual and auditory hallucinations associated with tremors and autonomic activity!4) Alcohol withdrawal seizures occur within 48 hours of alcohol cessation and occur either as a single generalized tonic-clonic seizure or a brief episode of multiple seizures usually with a normal EEG record!5) In alcohol hallucinosis the patients have transient visual, auditory or tactile hallucination, but are otherwise clear.
Thalamic hypofunction in alcohol hallucinosis: FDG PET findings.