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Electroencephalographic and clinicopathological studies on Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome
  1. K. Goto,
  2. H. Umezaki,
  3. M. Suetsugu
  1. Division of Neurology, Kyushu Kosei-Nenskin Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
  2. The Department of Psychiatry, Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan

    Abstract

    The correlation between the appearance of the characteristic electroencephalographic abnormality, cardinal clinical manifestations, and neuropathological features was studied in four cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome consisting of subacute spongiform encephalopathy and classical Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Consideration is given to the differences in the electroencephalographic findings between these two subgroups of the syndrome and on the underlying pathological mechanism.

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