What is Metabolic Encephalopathy

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This condition is temporary or permanent damage to the brain. The most common cause is an illness or condition that affects the liver. Toxins build up in the bloodstream because the liver is not working normally.

Normal Oxygen Flow to Brain
An interruption of this flow can lead to metabolic encephalopathy.
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