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A case of probable sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  1. Norita Hussein
  1. Corresponding Author: Dr. Norita Hussein Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia E-mail: norita{at}


Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease. The author describes a case presented to primary care clinic whereby neuropsychiatric symptoms were the patient’s initial presentation which later manifested with declining cognitive impairment, myoclonus and extrapyramidal symptoms. A typical abnormal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features were observed. The patient succumbed within six months of presentation.

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • neurodegenerative brain disease
  • neuropsychiatric

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