CJD

CJD: dementia, ataxia, startle myoclonus, atypically young age, MRI shows caudate, putamen infiltration, autopsy shows prions


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  • CJD
  • aka: Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease,
  • dementia, ataxia, startle myoclonus, atypically young age, MRI shows caudate, putamen infiltration, autopsy shows prions
  • dementia, ataxia, startle myoclonus, seizures, atypically young age,
  • startle myoclonus
  • MRI (caudate, putamen infiltration), EEG (triphasic spikes), LP (14-3-3 protein), autopsy (prions, spongiform)
  • prion