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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Report of a case of the panencephalopathic type and experiences of a teaching hospital in Taiwan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8467846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of the unusual panencephalopathic type of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in Taiwan. This 59-year-old woman presented in 1983 with typical clinical manifestations of CJD and died 16 months later. Postmortem examination revealed severe neuronal loss, spongiosis and gliosis extensively in cerebral cortex and striatum as well as in the white matter. We also report 6 other CJD patients seen from 1983 to 1991 at Veterans General Hospital-Taipei.
M S Su; S J Wang; H Chiang; J S Wang; Y A Tan; J L Fuh; H C Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European neurology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0014-3022     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-07     Completed Date:  1993-05-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0150760     Medline TA:  Eur Neurol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  241-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / pathology
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome / diagnosis*,  pathology
Developing Countries*
Encephalitis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Gliosis / pathology
Hospitals, Teaching
Middle Aged
Neurons / pathology

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