A 61-year-old woman had Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, type Heidenhain, that progressed for 4 months until death, 3 of which she spent in a hospital. The diagnosis was verified by autopsy. Consecutive brain computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, blood flow measurements, electroencephalography (EEG), and routine laboratory tests were performed, All imaging techniques showed nonspecific pathological changes, whereas EEG revealed alterations indicative for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Useful keywords (using NLM MeSH Indexing)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*