A case of probable sporadic Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease

A case of probable sporadic Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease 
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Author: Hussein, Norita

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2017.0121

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease. The author describes a case presented to primary care clinic whereby neuropsychiatric symptoms were the patient’s initial presentation which later manifested with declining cognitive impairment, myoclonus and extrapyramidal symptoms. A typical abnormal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features were observed. The patient succumbed within six months of presentation.