Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Unsteadiness, impaired vision, cognitive impairment worsening over one month

Patient Data

Age: 69
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Diffuse cortical restricted diffusion, mostly on the left. 

Case Discussion

Typical diffuse cortical "ribbon" restricted diffusion with minimal T2 change, often involving the basal ganglia but not particularly in this case.

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Case Information

rID: 16320
Case created: 10th Jan 2012
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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