Obstetric dilemma on the most appropriate management of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in pregnancy: seventh case presentation, literature review and new insight.

Prion diseases (PDs) are fatal neurological disorders that are thought to be caused by the accumulation of an altered variant of a benign, widely expressed protein (PrPC) into a distinct pathological conformation(s) (PrPSc). The PDs are so rare but lethal pathologies that need an early diagnosis to adequately support the infected patient. A maternal-fetal… (More)