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What are the symptoms of a prion disease?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Neuro
Decline in mental function, rapid over a few months.
The hallmark symptom, often present, is myoclonic jerks while fully conscious. Lack of coordination is common if the cerebellum is involved.

In brief: Neuro
Decline in mental function, rapid over a few months.
The hallmark symptom, often present, is myoclonic jerks while fully conscious. Lack of coordination is common if the cerebellum is involved.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: No definite
Prion disease is suspected when pt.
Shows rapidly progressive dementia like features, including seizure. Symptoms of dementia are many many.

In brief: No definite
Prion disease is suspected when pt.
Shows rapidly progressive dementia like features, including seizure. Symptoms of dementia are many many.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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