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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Variant Symptoms

Initial symptoms of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease include:

Worsening symptoms of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease include:

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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Variant References
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