Heidenhain variant of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
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The Heidenhain variant of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a distinct clinical manifestation of a number of molecular subtypes (MM1 and MM2C) dominated by pure visual disturbances early in the course of the disease 1.
MRI predictably correlates with prominent early occipital involvement 1.
History and etymology
The phenotype was first described by Adolf Heidenhain, German neurologist, in 1929 3.