Karl Wernicke

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Noun1.Karl Wernicke - German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)
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Thus, the most important observations about the clinicopathological correlations of neural destruction, with an impact on cognitive functions, such as language, were made by the physicians Paul Broca (1824-1880) and Carl Wernicke (1848-1905) (14, 15).
WE was reported for the first time in 1881 by Carl Wernicke. In this syndrome, intracellular and extracellular oedema, glial cell proliferation, neuronal demyelination, and cellular degeneration may occur in the central nervous system (CNS), due to thiamine deficiency, which is the co-factor of enzymes such as transketolase, pyruvate dehydrogenase and alpha ketoglutarate dehydrogenase.
Carl Wernicke (1848-1905), is responsible for language comprehension.