[Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmitted by cadaveric dural graft: a case report].

@article{Takayama1993CreutzfeldtJakobDT,
  title={[Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmitted by cadaveric dural graft: a case report].},
  author={Shoukei Takayama and Naoki Hatsuda and Kazuyoshi Matsumura and Satoshi Nakasu and Jyoji Handa},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          167-70
        }
}
We report a case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a 38-year-old man, transmitted by a cadaveric dural graft. In August 1985, he underwent cranial nerve decompression for hemifacial spasm and received a cadaveric dural graft for dural closure. He had been well until he began to complain of blurred vision and headache in May, 1990. He developed dementia, myoclonus and urinary incontinence over the subsequent 3 months. He was admitted to our hospital in August, 1990. On admission, he was somnolent… CONTINUE READING