Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD)

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
18 months
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Lethargy, ataxia, nausea developed 18 months after second corneal transplantation. Deteriorated rapidly and died 8 months after onset. Autopsy confirmed CJD. Donor was 55 year old male who died of CJD confirmed at autopsy.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Level 4. Certain. CJD was confirmed at autopsy in both the donor and the cornea recipient
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