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Other Names :  

Organic Brain Syndrome, Chronic organic brain syndrome.

What is Acute Brain Syndrome ?  

Delirium, confusion, disorientation, developing suddenly in a person who was previously psychologically normal.

Cause(s) :  
  • Brain injury due to trauma
  • Breathing conditions
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Infections - Septicemia, Encephalitis or Meningitis
Symptoms :  
  • Delirium
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
Diagnosis and Tests :  
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • computed tomography (CT) Scan of Brain
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Brain
  • Lumbar Puncture
Category :  Neurological Conditions

Specialist to consult :  Neurology

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