Vaishnavi Peyyety

Vaishnavi Peyyety

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: An Overview

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: An Overview


Introduction Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), or spongiform encephalopathy, is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain similar to dementia and Alzheimer’s, but proceeds more rapidly. This condition ultimately leads to death. It is extremely rare, affecting one in a million worldwide and there are several different types of CJD,...