[Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease].

  title={[Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease].},
  author={Calin Gurau and Abdelfettah Zeghoudi and S. Atlaoui-Rabia and Didier Charitanski and Jacques Mallecourt},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  volume={34 15},
INTRODUCTION We describe here the cerebral cerebral magnetic resonance (MRI) abnormalities observed in a case of iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CD). CASE A 37 year-old man had been treated for pituitary dwarfism during adolescence with contaminated growth hormone. Neurological symptoms nearly two decades later suggested CJD. Cerebral MRI nine months after the onset of symptoms showed hypersignals similar to those observed in variant CJD (pulvinar sign). The diagnosis of CJD was… CONTINUE READING

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