Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease presenting with visual manifestations.

  title={Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease presenting with visual manifestations.},
  author={Alain A Proulx and Michael J Strong and David A. Nicolle},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={43 5},
BACKGROUND Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare and progressive degenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS), characterized pathologically by spongiform changes in various CNS tissues. It most often presents with rapidly progressing dementia and cognitive decline, along with other neurologic findings that correspond to affected areas of the… CONTINUE READING