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Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Handbook of Clinical Neurology

Jan 1, 2018

Atsushi KobayashiHidehiro Mizusawa

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Abstract

Iatrogenic transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) has occurred through particular medical procedures. Among them, dura mater grafts and pituitary-derived growth hormone obtained from human cadavers undiagnosed as CJD are the most frequent sources of infection. Recent advances i...read more

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Pituitary Hormone Suppressant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Growth Hormone
Iatrogenic Disease
Brain
Pituitary Gland
Pituitary hormone preparation
Serostim
Genotype Determination
Dura Mater

Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Handbook of Clinical Neurology

Jan 1, 2018

Atsushi KobayashiHidehiro Mizusawa

PMID: 29887137

DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-444-63945-5.00012-x

Abstract

Iatrogenic transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) has occurred through particular medical procedures. Among them, dura mater grafts and pituitary-derived growth hormone obtained from human cadavers undiagnosed as CJD are the most frequent sources of infection. Recent advances i...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Pituitary Hormone Suppressant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Growth Hormone
Iatrogenic Disease
Brain

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