Photophobia and bilateral pulvinar involvement in non-alcoholic Wernicke’s encephalopathy

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Rosini, F., Cerase, A., Pretegiani, E. et al. Photophobia and bilateral pulvinar involvement in non-alcoholic Wernicke’s encephalopathy. Neurol Sci 34, 1867–1869 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-013-1338-4

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Keywords

  • Neuro-ophtalmology
  • Non-alcoholic Wernicke’s encephalopathy
  • Photophobia
  • Brain MRI