Sporadic CJD is a rare and fatal spongiform encephalopathy characterized by rapidly progressive dementia and myoclonus. It is a rare cause of dementia with an estimated incidence of the disease in one patient per million per year worldwide, however, no data is available for Pakistan. As it is a rare cause of dementia, so rarely considered in differential diagnosis of rapidly progressive dementia.
Kumar, Harwindar; Ayaz Ul Haq, Mian; saddiqui, Saad ali; Kumar, Jasvindar; Iqbal, Amjad; and Nabi, Danish
"Rapidly progressive dementia a case of sporadic creutzfeldt-jakob disease (scjd),"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 13
, Article 9.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol13/iss4/9