Heidenhain variant of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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

Neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases are legion and their classification just as protean. A useful approach is to divide them according to underlying pathological process, although even using this schema, there is much overlap and thus resulting confusion.

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rID: 63885
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Heidenhain variant
  • CJD Heidenhain variant

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