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Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Introduction

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: The bovine spongiform encephalopathy affects cattle but the variant form can infect humans. Human infection can occur by consuming infected cattle products, especially the brain and other central nervous system tissues. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is available below.

Symptoms of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Causes of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Misdiagnosis and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of ...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

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Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Prognosis for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: death usually occurs on average about 14 months from onset

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