Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome (MBS) is a primary degeneration of the corpus callosum occurring in chronic alcoholics. Although a high proportion of reported cases have been Italians, drinking Italian wine, the condition has also been described in many non-Italians drinking non-Italian wine. Most affected cases were middle-aged men whose daily wine consumption had been 2 1 or more for many years. The disease knows three major clinical forms: acute, subacute, and chronic.
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