Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

About- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a very rare degenerative brain disorder that causes the brain to break down and may lead to dementia and, ultimately, death.
 
Symptoms-
 Anxiety
 Blurred vision or blindness
 Confusion
 Dementia
 Depression
 Difficulty speaking
 Difficulty swallowing
 Impaired thinking
 Insomnia
 Irritability
 Judgmental disorder
 Memory loss
 Personality changes
 Stiffness of arms or legs
 Persistent pain
 Sudden, jerky movements
 Trouble walking
 
Causes-
 Harmful proteins in the body called prions
 Genetic disorder
 Contact with an infected medical instrument (like a scalpel), organ (by transplantation), or growth hormone
 
Specialists to Visit -
 Neurologist

 Palliative Medicine
 Neurosurgeon
 Psychiatrist

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)
References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.cdc.gov
https://www.alz.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://cjdfoundation.org/
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com/
https://www.ucsfhealth.org
https://alzheimer.ca

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