Author(s): Neethu Jose


DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00085.3   

Address: Mrs. Neethu Jose
Assistant Professor, Jubilee Mission College of Nursing, Thrissur, Kerala
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 5,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2015

Background: Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD) is a degenerative neurological disorder that is incurable and invariably fatal. CJD is also called a human form of mad cow disease. CJD caused by an agent called a prion. Objective: To describe the features and complications of CJD and discuss the current management Methods: Detailed history, physical examination and laboratory investigations. Conclusion: This report highlights the importance of detailed family history and physical examination in the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease. In addition, it gives a good insight about the pathogenesis and the clinical presentation of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease. .

Cite this article:
Neethu Jose. Creutzfedldt- Jakob Disease (CJD). Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(3): July- Sept.2015; Page 429-430 doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00085.3

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