Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Dementia Dementia is a significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or...learn more »
    In This Article
    Dementia Article
    • Dementia facts*
    • Introduction to dementia
    • What is dementia?
    • What are the different kinds of dementia?
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • Vascular dementia
    • Lewy body dementia
    • Frontotemporal dementia
    • HIV-associated dementia
    • Huntington's disease
    • Dementia pugilistica
    • Corticobasal degeneration
    • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    • Other rare hereditary dementias
    • Secondary dementias
    • Dementias in children
    • What other conditions can cause dementia?
    • What conditions are not dementia?
    • What causes dementia?
    • What are the risk factors for dementia?
    • How is dementia diagnosed?
    • Is there any treatment for dementia?
    • Can dementia be prevented?
    • What kind of care does a person with dementia need?
    • What research is being done?
    • How can I help research?
    • Where can I get more information?
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. CJD generally appears in the later...learn more »
    In This Article
    Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Article
    • What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)?
    • What are the symptoms of the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?
    • How is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease diagnosed?
    • What causes Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?
    • How is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmitted?
    • What research is taking place with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?
    • How can I help research?
    • Where can I get more information about Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?
    • How is the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease treated?
  • Mad Cow Disease Mad cow disease (or bovine spongiform encephalopathy [BSE]) is a fatal disease that attacks the central nervous system of adult...learn more »
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    Mad Cow Disease Article
    • Mad cow disease facts*
    • What is the history of mad cow disease? How does mad cow disease spread? How is it linked to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD)?
    • How many cases of mad cow disease have been identified in the U.S.?
    • How many cases of mad cow disease have been identified in Canada?
    • What are the different strains of mad cow disease?
    • Can feed bans prevent the spread of mad cow disease?
    • What is the prevalence of mad cow disease in the U.S. and Canada?
  • Ataxia Ataxia is a lack of muscle coordination when a voluntary movement is attempted. There are many different types of ataxia...learn more »
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    Ataxia Article
    • What is ataxia?
    • What are the different types of ataxia?
    • What causes ataxia?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of ataxia?
    • How is ataxia diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for ataxia?
    • What is the prognosis for ataxia?
    • Can ataxia be prevented?