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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative brain disorder. Symptoms usually start around age 60. Memory problems, behavior changes, vision problems, and poor muscle coordination progress quickly to dementia, coma, and death. Most patients die within a year.

The three main categories of CJD are

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  1. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative brain disorder. Symptoms usually start around age 60. Memory problems, behavior changes, vision problems, ...
  2. ClinicalTrials.gov: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  3. Lewy Body Dementia Glossary (Lewy Body Dementia Association) - PDF  
    ... and gradual loss of muscle control. Also called Jakob- Creutzfeldt disease . deep brain stimulation (DBS): Surgical procedure used to ...
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