Table 2.

Initial and final classification in patients with suspected sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Initial classificationProbablePossibleNot CJD
14-3-3 in CSF+++
* One multiple myeloma, one AD, one frequent seizures.
† Three AD, five unknown.
‡ One anoxia, one stroke, one metabolic encephalopathy, and one patient with disease duration of >5 years and no final diagnosis.
§ One AD, 1 Pick’s disease, 10 recovered, 15 not CJD in autopsy, and 1 patient with disease duration of >2 years and no final diagnosis.
¶ Three encephalitis, two hypoxic brain damage, one paraneoplastic, one suspected possible CJD with duration of >3 years, one probable CJD with no obvious dementia, remaining cases no outcome.
n282311516022259
Follow-up
Definite144861621
Probable135151431
Possible72264
Not CJD3*8428§13257