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Cerebellar ataxia as a first manifestation of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in two cousins
  1. Marta Waliszewska-Prosół1,
  2. Krystian Obara1,
  3. Paweł Szewczyk2,
  4. Małgorzata Śniatowska1,
  5. Sławomir Budrewicz1
  1. 1 Department of Neurology, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
  2. 2 Department of General Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Marta Waliszewska-Prosół, Department of Neurology, Wrocław Medical University, Borowska 213, 50-556 Wrocław, Poland; marta.waliszewska{at}

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A 56-year-old man without a significant past medical history was admitted to the Neurology Department because of an 8-month history of progressive cerebellar syndrome and a 4-month history of progressing dementia. The neurological examination …

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