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Korsakoff Syndrome
MeSH HeadingKorsakoff Syndrome
Tree NumberC10.597.606.525.400
Tree NumberC10.720.112.100.500
Tree NumberC23.888.592.604.529.400
Tree NumberC25.723.705.150.100.500
Tree NumberC25.775.100.087.193.100.500
Tree NumberF01.700.625.400
Tree NumberF03.087.200.125.500
Tree NumberF03.900.100.050.500
Scope NoteAn acquired cognitive disorder characterized by inattentiveness and the inability to form short term memories. This disorder is frequently associated with chronic ALCOHOLISM; but it may also result from dietary deficiencies; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; NEOPLASMS; CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS; ENCEPHALITIS; EPILEPSY; and other conditions. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)
Entry TermKorsakoff Psychosis
Entry TermWernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CO DH DI DT EC EH EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI SU TH UR US VI
History Note2000; use ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER 1963-1999; for KORSAKOFF PSYCHOSIS use ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER 1980-1999
Date of Entry19991103
Unique IDD020915


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neurologic Manifestations [C10.597]
      Neurobehavioral Manifestations [C10.597.606]
         Memory Disorders [C10.597.606.525]
Amnesia [C10.597.606.525.100]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [C10.597.606.525.400]

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neurotoxicity Syndromes [C10.720]
      Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System [C10.720.112]
         Alcohol Amnestic Disorder [C10.720.112.100]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [C10.720.112.100.500]

 
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms [C23]
   Signs and Symptoms [C23.888]
      Neurologic Manifestations [C23.888.592]
         Neurobehavioral Manifestations [C23.888.592.604]
            Memory Disorders [C23.888.592.604.529]
Amnesia [C23.888.592.604.529.100]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [C23.888.592.604.529.400]

 
Chemically-Induced Disorders [C25]
   Poisoning [C25.723]
      Neurotoxicity Syndromes [C25.723.705]
         Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System [C25.723.705.150]
            Alcohol Amnestic Disorder [C25.723.705.150.100]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [C25.723.705.150.100.500]

 
Chemically-Induced Disorders [C25]
   Substance-Related Disorders [C25.775]
      Alcohol-Related Disorders [C25.775.100]
         Alcohol-Induced Disorders [C25.775.100.087]
            Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System [C25.775.100.087.193]
               Alcohol Amnestic Disorder [C25.775.100.087.193.100]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [C25.775.100.087.193.100.500]

 
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms [F01]
   Neurobehavioral Manifestations [F01.700]
      Memory Disorders [F01.700.625]
Amnesia [F01.700.625.100]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [F01.700.625.400]

 
Mental Disorders [F03]
   Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders [F03.087]
      Amnesia [F03.087.200]
         Alcohol Amnestic Disorder [F03.087.200.125]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [F03.087.200.125.500]

 
Mental Disorders [F03]
   Substance-Related Disorders [F03.900]
      Alcohol-Related Disorders [F03.900.100]
         Alcohol Amnestic Disorder [F03.900.100.050]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKorsakoff Syndrome [F03.900.100.050.500]

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