Metabolic Brain Diseases (Encephalopathy, Metabolic)

Acquired or inborn metabolic diseases that produce brain dysfunction or damage. These include primary (i.e., disorders intrinsic to the brain) and secondary (i.e., extracranial) metabolic conditions that adversely affect cerebral function.
Also Known As:
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Networked: 133 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 8 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
2. Hypothyroidism
3. Brain Edema (Cerebral Edema)
4. Seizures (Seizure)
5. Hyperammonemia


1. Lee, Sang Kun: 2 articles (01/2013 - 12/2012)
2. Moran, Robert R: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
3. Jung, Keun-Hwa: 2 articles (01/2013 - 12/2012)
4. Abramson, Ruth K: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
5. Chu, Kon: 2 articles (01/2013 - 12/2012)
6. Cuturic, Miroslav: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
7. Hardin, James W: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
8. Lee, Soon-Tae: 2 articles (01/2013 - 12/2012)
9. Jallon, Pierre: 2 articles (06/2009 - 01/2002)
10. El Beltagi, Ahmed: 1 article (10/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Metabolic Brain Diseases:
1. Glucose Transporter Type 1IBA
2. Nucleic AcidsIBA
3. BenzodiazepinesIBA
4. Carnitine (L-Carnitine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Protons (Proton)IBA
6. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. HormonesIBA
8. PyrimidinesIBA
9. PurinesIBA
10. PhosphorusIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Ketogenic Diet
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Critical Care
4. Stem Cell Transplantation
5. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)