Chorea as a presenting feature of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Authors

  • David McKee MRCP,

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    1. Department of Neurology, Greater Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Department of Neurology, Greater Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD, United Kingdom
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  • Paul Talbot MD, FRCP

    1. Department of Neurology, Greater Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Abstract

We report on a patient with pathologically proven variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in whom chorea was a presenting feature of the disease, and was unaccompanied by the typical prodrome of psychiatric disturbance or sensory symptoms. © 2003 Movement Disorder Society

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