MR imaging of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

  title={MR imaging of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.},
  author={Michael Finkenstaedt and Annemarie Szudra and Inga Zerr and Sigrid Poser and Joseph Henry Hise and J M Stoebner and Thomas Weber},
  volume={199 3},
PURPOSE To describe the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging appearance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). MATERIALS AND METHODS MR images obtained in 29 patients who died of CJD (aged 53-77 years at death) were retrospectively reviewed by three neuroradiologists blinded to the diagnosis. RESULTS Moderate to marked bilateral, symmetrically increased signal intensity was demonstrated in the putamen and caudate nucleus on T2- and proton-density-weighted MR images in 23 patients (79%). In six… CONTINUE READING


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