[Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease. A case report].

  • Lydia Moland
  • Published 1996 in
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Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease is a rare, neurodegenerative disease caused by a prion protein. The patients are usually between 40 and 60 years old. Most of the patients die within one year after onset of the disease. A typical case is reported. It is pointed out that such a dramatic development can cause anxiety and a feeling of inadequacy for close relatives… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1757-1626-1-146