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Kuru syndrome

Kuru syndrome: Introduction

Kuru syndrome: A rare fatal disease that has been noted in a Eastern New Guinean tribe. It is believed to be prevalent in this tribe due to their history of cannibalism. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kuru syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Kuru syndrome

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Causes of Kuru syndrome

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Kuru syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Kuru syndrome

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Kuru syndrome: Rare Types

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  1. Kuru syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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