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CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Classic)

Large View: Classic CJD Tissue Slide

This tissue slide shows sponge-like lesions in the brain tissue of a classic CJD patient.

This tissue slide shows sponge-like lesions in the brain tissue of a classic CJD patient.
This lesion is typical of many prion diseases.

 

 
 
Date: August 23, 2010
Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)
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