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is loss of coordination a symptom of prion diseases

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Rare, fascinating...: Prion diseases are rare, fascinating. Haven't heard of a cure, so a diagnosis of brain prion disease in one's 20's would be bad. Because the symptoms ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Rare diseases: Prion diseases are rare disorders that the effected and transmitted by misfolded proteins. Read the site below for more information. http://ghr.nlm.n ... Read More
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Prion disease: Fatal Familial Insomnia, CJD, Varient CJD, Scrapie, KURU all have in common the relentless progression caused by infection with something that is less ... Read More
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Prion: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/prions/
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Not very: Hi, the most common prion disease is CJD, with a uniform incidence of approximately 1 case per million population both in the United States and intern ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
31 years experience Pathology
Prion: An infection agent consisting only of protein. They behave in very much as slow viral infections do clinically. Many are neurodegenerative; think ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Gm food have not been shown to have any ill effects on health, .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Gandy
Dr. Sam Gandy answered
39 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: The prediction of a possible epidemic of mad cow disease and variant cjd in the uk did not come to pass. Transmission requires intimate contact or in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Gandy
Dr. Sam Gandy answered
39 years experience Neurology
Possiby organ meats: Prions travel through the immune system and may be found in the spleen. Any organ that accumulates prions can be the source of an infection.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: There's not much we can do at present as some forms of prion diseases have to do with genetic mutations. Prion diseases can be transmitted by exposure ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Prion diseases are a type of neurodegenerative disease but there are other types of neurodegenrative diseases that are not caused by prions.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Prions: Not yet.

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