Mnemonic for Wernicke-Korsakoff Disease Clinical Findings : COAT RACK

Remember the clincal features of Wernicke-Korsakoff Disease using the medical mnemonic / acronym : COAT RACK.

Wernicke-Korsakoff’s Psychosis findings : COAT RACK

Wernicke’s encephalopathy (acute phase): COAT




Thiamine tx

Korsakoff’s psychosis (chronic phase): RACK

Retrograde amnesia

Anterograde amnesia


Korsakoff’s psychosis

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