Title

Comatose Within 6 Weeks, but Still Alive After 3 Years, Creutzfeldt‐Jakob Disease With Unusual Progression

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-19-2020

Publication Title

Clinical Case Reports

First page number:

1

Last page number:

5

Abstract

Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease (CJD) should still be considered in a patient presenting with rapidly progressive dementia and negative CSF 14‐3‐3 protein and RT‐QulC. Treatable causes of encephalopathy must be ruled out. Neurodegenerative diseases must also be considered.

Keywords

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Neurodegenerative disease; Rapidly progressive dementia

Disciplines

Immunology and Infectious Disease | Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Language

English

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