acute brain disorder


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Noun1.acute brain disorder - any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection)acute brain disorder - any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection)
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
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However, the lychee-associated acute brain disorder, which has also been reported in Bangladesh and India (Bihar and West Bengal), could also result from ingestion of phytotoxins present in lychee fruit, specifically a-(methylenecyclopropyl)glycine (2), the lower homologue of the neurotoxic L-amino acid hypoglycine (3,4).
AKITA, Japan - Ten more people have suffered acute brain disorder in Akita Prefecture and two of them have died, the Akita prefectural government said Monday, suspecting a possible link between the mysterious deaths and a type of mushroom.
The deaths of a woman in her 70s and a man in his 60s brought to four the number of people who have died after suffering acute brain disorder since mid-September in Akita, and to 10 the total number of such deaths in Akita, Yamagata and Niigata prefectures.

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