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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000433963.28385.db
Case Report

Rapid cognitive and functional decline: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Dameron, Matthew MPAS, PA-C

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: The emergence of “mad cow disease” has sparked interest in prion diseases, including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a spongiform encephalopathy that can mimic other rapidly progressive dementias. A systematic approach to evaluation and diagnostic testing can help rule out other causes.

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