Creutefeldt-Jakob disease is a fatal degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The variability of its prodromal psychiatric and neurologic manifestation often obscures the diagnosis. This paper reports a case that illustrates the complexity of diagnosing this disease early in the clinical course, and offers a brief review of the literature.
Parsa, M.D., Mahmoud A. and Minninger, Kyra
"Psychiatric Presentation of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A Case Study,"
Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry:
2, Article 9.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jeffjpsychiatry/vol9/iss2/9