PTG 105-Exam 4-Neural 6

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  1. The basal ganglia of the brain (caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus) change in what ways during Huntington's disease?
    Atrophy
  2. What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)?
    • rapid progressive dementia that is invariably fatal in one year
    • Mediated by a Prion
  3. How do you get Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease?
    By consuming animal products infection with the bovine form of the prion
  4. What is the pathology of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease?
    Spongiform change in brain tissue
  5. What are the symptoms of CJD?
    • behavior changes
    • failing memory
    • coordination issues
    • vision issues
    • coma
    • blindness weakness

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