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False about In Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD): (LQ)
|A||the protein content of the cerebrospinal fluid is raised|
|B||EEG shows characteristic waveform|
|C||death usually occurs within 12 months of onset|
|D||cortical blindness is common|
Ans. A the protein content of the cerebrospinal fluid is raised
In CJD, the CSF is normal but the EEG shows characteristic periodic triphasic waveform. Cortical atrophy involving the frontal, parietal and occipital lobes are common. CJD a prion disease.