Which physical findings are characteristic of triphasic wave encephalopathy (TWE)?

Updated: Sep 24, 2018
  • Author: Kalyani Korabathina, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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  • Postanoxic TWE frequently is observed with accompanying myoclonus.

  • Regardless of the underlying pathology, patients with predominant TWs have some compromise in cognitive function. The severity of compromise may range from mild confusion to coma.

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