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Abstract Number: 907

A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

Case Presentation: Thiamine deficiency is a known complication of bariatric surgery presenting commonly as Wernicke encephalopathy or dry beriberi. Pure sensory ascending neuropathy as a presenting complaint, however, is rare, which we describe here in [...]

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