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What is Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

What is Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

  • 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.

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Introduction

Types of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

Broader types of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

How serious is Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

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

What causes Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

Causes of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: see causes of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Risk factors for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: see risk factors for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

What are the symptoms of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

Symptoms of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: see symptoms of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Treatments for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: see treatments for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Research for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: see research for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Name and Aliases of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Main name of condition: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Other names or spellings for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, VCJD, Variant CJD, New Variant of CJD, Nv-CJD, Mad Cow disease

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

 

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