Delirium tremens is a severe form of alcohol withdrawal that involves sudden and severe mental or neurological changes.
DT's; Alcohol withdrawal - delirium tremens
Delirium tremens can occur after a period of heavy alcohol drinking, especially when the person does not eat enough food.
It may also be triggered by head injury, infection, or illness in people with a history of heavy alcohol use.
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