Heidenhain variant of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Last revised by Dr Rohit Sharma on 08 Feb 2020

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. This is predictably correlated with prominent occipital involvement on MRI 1

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