Parkinsonism and dementia due to gliomatosis cerebri mimicking sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Slee, M.; Pretorius, P.; Ansorge, O.; Stacey, R.; Butterworth, R.
February 2006
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2006, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p283
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that describes a patient exhibiting with the clinical phenotype of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and extensive brain abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging. The final diagnosis was gliomatosis cerebri, proven after a second cerebral biopsy. The patient was discharged subsequent to the biopsy procedure without complication.


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