English translation: a pattern of disorientation and .....
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Hi Sandra - yes. This certainly seems to be the case. Unfortunately for the patient, the withdrawal symptoms seem to have 'disguised' other symptoms, from which the patient later died. Just my interpretation.
Hi Sue - I thought it might be "absences". Most of the references I found for "desconexión del medio" were related to epilepsy. This patient suffers from chronic alcoholism which may be a clue. The patient was subsequently discharged. Diagnosis is:
Infección por varicela-zóster
Insuficiencia respiratoria aguda parcial