MRI and FDG PET/CT findings in a case of probable Heidenhain variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Abstract : Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the accumulation of a pathogenic isoform of a prion protein in neurons that is responsible for subacute dementia. The Heidenhain variant is an atypical form of CJD in which visual signs are predominant. This is a report of the case of a 65-year-old man with probable CJD of the Heidenhain variant, with topographical concordance between findings on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) photopenic areas on positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) for cortical parietooccipital lesions.
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Journal de Neuroradiologie / Journal of Neuroradiology, Elsevier Masson, 2008, 35 (4), pp.240-3. 〈10.1016/j.neurad.2008.03.001〉
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F. Clarençon, F. Gutman, C. Giannesini, A. Pénicaud, Damien Galanaud, et al.. MRI and FDG PET/CT findings in a case of probable Heidenhain variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.. Journal de Neuroradiologie / Journal of Neuroradiology, Elsevier Masson, 2008, 35 (4), pp.240-3. 〈10.1016/j.neurad.2008.03.001〉. 〈hal-00805450〉

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