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Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease Outlook

What to expect with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

  • Creutzfeldt-jakob disease causes slowly worsening symptoms that result in death in about 8 months.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease References
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