Transmissible cerebral amyloidosis

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Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission Supplement book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 47)


Transmissible cerebral amyloidosis occurs in three forms — sporadic, iatrogenic, and familial. Clinical and epidemiological aspects of sporadic disease are briefly described, followed by an up-to-date review of the increasing numbers and varieties of iatrogenic and mutation-positive familial cases.


Prion Protein Fatal Familial Insomnia Prion Protein Gene Iatrogenic Disease Insert Mutation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Brow
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of CNS Studies, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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