Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

see prionprion
, abnormal form of a protein found in mammals, now generally believed to cause a group of diseases known as prion diseases or transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, which are rare progressive degenerative neurological disorders.
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