Anti-GAD antibody cerebellar ataxia mimicking Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Chiung Chih Chang, Scott D. Eggers, Julene K. Johnson, Aissa Haman, Bruce L. Miller, Michael D. Geschwind

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Abstract

In a patient with a rapidly progressive neurological condition with ataxia and cognitive complaints, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is often high in the differential, particularly when there is an elevated CSF 14-3-3 protein level. We present a case of anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody (anti-GAD65) positive cerebellar ataxia associated with cognitive complaints and elevated CSF 14-3-3 protein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-57
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume109
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2007

Keywords

  • 14-3-3
  • Anti-GAD65
  • CJD
  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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