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When is a stroke not a stroke? An unusual mimic presenting to AMU


Abstract Introduction: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare prion disease classically manifesting with rapidly progressive dementia, abnormal movements and typical electroencephalographic (EEG) changes. Case Report: A 74 year-old Caucasian man was recently discharged from another centre diagnosed with a stroke. He re-presented to our acute medical unit with worsening symptoms, and stroke…

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