IBCCES is the global leader in training and certification for healthcare professionals, educators and corporate partners who work with individuals with autism and other cognitive disorders. Our reach extends to more than 2 million people in all 50 states and over 70 countries around the globe. IBCCES Member Learning Community is provided as a free service to all IBCCES members who have completed one or more of our training and certification programs.

Science Saturday: Researchers find other diseases may mimic rare brain disorder linked to dementia

December 1, 2022
Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified key clinical findings that can help clinicians recognize patients with potentially treatable causes of rapidly progressive dementia, who would otherwise be misdiagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (also known as CJD). Their study was published online in Neurology Clinical Practice, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology. According to Mayo Clinic researchers, several conditions can mimic CJD, with symptoms that include personality changes, memory loss, seizures, difficulty speaking or swallowing, and sudden, jerky…

Powered by WPeMatico