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Subacute spongiform encephalopathy (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) with amyloid angiopathy.
  1. C Keohane,
  2. R Peatfield,
  3. L W Duchen


    A case is reported of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease associated with amyloid infiltration of cerebral vessels. The duration of progressive dementia was only 4 months. Neuritic plaques were not a feature of the pathology. This report emphasises the association of spongiform encephalopathy with the presence of amyloid in the brain.

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