A rare, usually fatal encephalopathy that occurs most often in middle age and is likely caused by a prion. It is characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control. The disease is named after its discoverers, German pathologist Hans Gerhard Creutzfeldt (1885–1964) and German neurologist Alfons Maria Jakob (1884–1931).
rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
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