Wernicke encephalopathy is a disease of the brain, which is usually affected by people with a nutritional deficiency. These people are often alcoholics with abnormal eating habits. The possible symptoms of wernicke encephalopathy include restlessness, disorientation as well as coordination, memory and vision problems.
Wernicke encephalopathy is a disease of the brain named after the physician Carl Wernicke. The medical term “encephalopathy” encompasses diseases or lesions affecting the whole brain. Wernicke encephalopathy usually occurs as a result of a persistent malnutrition, often in the case of persons with an alcoholic disorder with abnormal eating habits.