[Creutzfeldt-Jakob like syndrome due to lithium intoxication--a case report].

@article{Takahashi1997CreutzfeldtJakobLS,
  title={[Creutzfeldt-Jakob like syndrome due to lithium intoxication--a case report].},
  author={Minoru Takahashi and Stanley A Hashimoto and Toshihiko Suenaga and Mitsuru Nakamura and Koki Takahashi},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={1997},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={338-40}
}
A woman with mania who had been treated with lithium carbonate since 69 years of age presented mild tremulousness of both hands at the age of 76 years. She subsequently developed dysphagia, dysarthria, unsteady gait and progressive deterioration of the higher cortical function over 1.5 months. Her tremulousness deteriorated until it resembled myoclonus. EEG… CONTINUE READING