Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease: A case of 16 years' duration

Neal R. Cutler, Paul W. Brown, Tina Narayan, Joseph E. Parisi, Frank Janotta, Henry Baron

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Abstract

A 46‐year‐old man with Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease confirmed postmortem had a 16‐year course of very slowly progressing incoordination and mental deterioration, suggesting Alzheimer's disease. The disease course transformed abruptly into a 7‐week terminal phase of florid Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease. Dementing illnesses of unknown cause were present in the patient's paternal lineage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-110
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of neurology
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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