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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

  • BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV-TR: Dementia Due to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease - Prions or "slow viruses," probably cause this form of usually rapidly progressive Dementia which is transmissible, and can only be diagnosed by biopsy of brain tissue.

  • CJD : a guide for GPs (PDF Format) An information leaflet on Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), produced in 2002 by the Brain and Spine Foundation. This leaflet is aimed at GPs and provides information on CJD and "the diagnostic and care pathway, and highlights key concerns which trouble patients and carers."

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) - is one of a small group of fatal diseases caused by infectious agents called prions. These attack the brain, killing cells and creating gaps in tissue. The brain takes on a characteristic sponge-like appearance. CJD Support Network

  • Department of Health: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease CJD & Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy BSE - Information from the Department of Health (England) on CJD and BSE. Includes monthly statistics, press releases, and details of publications and guidance.

  • NINDS Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Information Page - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. Typically, onset of symptoms occurs at about age 60. There are three major categories of CJD: sporadic CJD, hereditary CJD, and acquired CJD.

  • The UK Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit - The incidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is monitored in the UK by the CJD surveillance unit based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. The unit brings together a team of clinical neurologists, neuropathologists and scientists specialising in the investigation of this disease.

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