PTG 105-Exam 4-Neural 6
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The basal ganglia of the brain (caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus) change in what ways during Huntington's disease?
What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)?
- rapid progressive dementia that is invariably fatal in one year
- Mediated by a Prion
How do you get Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease?
By consuming animal products infection with the bovine form of the prion
What is the pathology of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease?
Spongiform change in brain tissue
What are the symptoms of CJD?
- behavior changes
- failing memory
- coordination issues
- vision issues
- blindness weakness
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