The following are signs of chronic alcoholism:
Dupuytren contractures (also may be congenital)
Enlarged or shrunken liver
The following are signs and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal:
Agitation and anxiety
Nausea and vomiting
Visual and auditory hallucinations: many patients who are not disoriented, and who therefore do not have delirium tremens, have hallucinations.
The following are signs of delirium tremens (ie, alcohol withdrawal delirium):
Tachycardia and hypertension
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