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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019;4(1):1764.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1764

Misdiagnosis of an Atypical Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Analysis of One Case in China and Review of the Literature

Mengqi Zhanga, Zigao Wangb, Lijie Duana and Hengbing Zua

Department of Neurology, Jinshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Department of Neurology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, China

*Correspondance to: Hengbing Zua 

 PDF  Full Text Case Report | Open Access


Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a fatal and infectious disease, which usually has atypical clinical symptoms include rapidly progressive dementia, myoclonus, pyramidal/extrapyramidal, visual, and akinetic mutism. In this report, we present an atypical sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patient who was first misdiagnosed as encephalitis or brucellosis. In clinical study, for atypical CJD, it is very important to increase diagnosis accuracy and decrease misdiagnosis of CJD.


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Prion protein; Dementia

Cite the Article:

Zhanga M, Wangb Z, Duana L, Zua H. Misdiagnosis of an Atypical Creutzfeldt- Jakob Disease: Analysis of One Case in China and Review of the Literature. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1764.

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