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Spongiform encephalopathy mimicking corticobasal degeneration

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  • David J. Anschel MD,

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    1. Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    • Department of Neurology, 406 Kirstein, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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  • David K. Simon MD, PhD,

    1. Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Rafael Llinas MD,

    1. Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Jeffrey T. Joseph MD, PhD

    1. Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Abstract

The presentation of subacute spongiform encephalopathies (SSE) is varied. The following case of SSE presented clinically similar to corticobasal degeneration. The SSE diagnosis was suspected because of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings and confirmed pathologically. © 2002 Movement Disorder Society

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