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A Crecutzfeldt-Jakob disease case misdiagnosed with acute cerebral infarction and review of the literature
  • Zhouwei Xu,
  • Yuwu Zhao
Zhouwei Xu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital
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Yuwu Zhao
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital
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Abstract

Crecutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, fatal, and devastating neurodegenerative disease,It is not well recognized and increasingly underdiagnosed due to its variant clinical presentations. Here we report a case of probable sporadic CJD in a woman with dizziness as initial symptom and misdiagnosed as acute cerebral infarction.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

15 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
20 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
23 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
18 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
08 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Accept