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What can someone with mad cow disease expect to happen?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
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In brief: Progressive dementia

Usually a rapidly progressive dementia is seen.

In brief: Progressive dementia

Usually a rapidly progressive dementia is seen.
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Dr. Ian Stein
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology

In brief: Mad Cow Disease

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) is a variant form. Symptoms include dementia, myoclonus, and other CNS deficits; death occurs in 1 to 2 yr. Transmission can be prevented by taking precautions when handling infected tissues and using bleach to clean contaminated instruments.
Treatment is supportive.

In brief: Mad Cow Disease

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) is a variant form. Symptoms include dementia, myoclonus, and other CNS deficits; death occurs in 1 to 2 yr. Transmission can be prevented by taking precautions when handling infected tissues and using bleach to clean contaminated instruments.
Treatment is supportive.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Dr. Idan Sharon
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