Validation of diagnostic criteria for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

@article{Heath2010ValidationOD,
  title={Validation of diagnostic criteria for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.},
  author={Craig A. Heath and Sarah Anne Cooper and Katy Murray and Andrea Lowman and Colm Henry and Margaret Macleod and Gillian E Stewart and Martin Zeidler and Jan Mackenzie and James W Ironside and David M. Summers and Russell Knight and Robert George Will},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={
          761-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a novel form of human prion disease, was recognized in 1996. The disease affected a younger cohort than sporadic CJD, and the early clinical course was dominated by psychiatric and sensory symptoms. In an attempt to aid diagnosis and establish standardization between surveillance networks, diagnostic criteria were established. These were devised from the features of a small number of cases and modified in 2000 as the clinical phenotype was… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 CITATIONS

Metabolic patterns in prion diseases: an FDG PET voxel-based analysis

  • European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • 2015
VIEW 12 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

EFNS-ENS Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of disorders associated with dementia.

  • European journal of neurology
  • 2012
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED