Status Epilepticus Revealing Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Case Report

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Mabchour E Maghrabi O Machrouh W Charra B


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare neurodegenerative disease of undetermined etiology, In Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome the symptomatology is quite variable and it  consist of predominantly progressive dementia with a rapid onset, myoclonus, and also cerebellar, pyramidal, extrapyramidal and visual signs, the evolution of this disease is uniformly fatal, most patients die within 12 months, we present a case of a 72 year old women, who was admitted for a status epilepticus, She was later diagnosed with sporadic CJD.

Keywords: Creutzfeldt-Jakob, status epilepticus, case report

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E, Mabchour et al. Status Epilepticus Revealing Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Case Report. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 8, aug. 2023. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 02 oct. 2023. doi:
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