Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), related to mad cow disease, is a rare,
degenerative, fatal brain disorder.
CJD is characterized by rapidly progressive dementia, personality changes,
including impaired memory, judgment, and thinking; and impaired vision. People
with the disease may also experience insomnia, depression, or unusual
There is no treatment that can cure or control CJD.
Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Español: Enfermedad de Creutzfeldt-Jakob
Français: Maladie de Creutzfeldt-Jakob