Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease--a review.

  title={Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease--a review.},
  author={Stuti Sharma and Madhurima Mukherjee and Vivekananda Kedage and Manjunatha S. Muttigi and Anjali K Rao and Suryanarayana Rao},
  journal={The International journal of neuroscience},
  volume={119 11},
The objective is to study a patient with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The patient, a 70-year-old woman with a history spanning over 1 month, with acute onset, progressive abnormal behavior, and cognitive decline with generalized asymmetrical myoclonic jerking, startle phenomenon, and cortical blindness, was referred to the hospital. On observation of clinical symptoms, metabolic and hematological investigations, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), and EEG (electroencephalogram) were… CONTINUE READING
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