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How can I recognize the major symptoms of vcjd?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Early in the disease

A nervous system and mental examination will show memory problems and changes in other mental functions.
Later in the disease, a motor system examination may show: abnormal reflexes or increased normal reflex responses. Increase in muscle tone. Muscle twitching and spasms. Strong startle response. Weakness and loss of muscle tissue (muscle wasting)there is loss of coordination

In brief: Early in the disease

A nervous system and mental examination will show memory problems and changes in other mental functions.
Later in the disease, a motor system examination may show: abnormal reflexes or increased normal reflex responses. Increase in muscle tone. Muscle twitching and spasms. Strong startle response. Weakness and loss of muscle tissue (muscle wasting)there is loss of coordination
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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