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Prions and Prion Diseases

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Title Walsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Subject Neurology; Ophthalmology; Eye Diseases
Description Walsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Date 2005
Language eng
Format application/pdf
Type Text
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Identifier CH53_2933-2956
Title Prions and Prion Diseases
Alternative Title Section 11: Chapter 53
Creator Eric R. Eggenberger, DO, Mayo Clinic
Affiliation Michigan State University
Subject Infectious Diseases; Prions; Prion Diseases; Neurodegenerative Disorders
Description "The prion (pronounced ‘‘pree-on'') diseases are clinically heterogeneous, progressive neurodegenerative disorders that share similar pathologic features, primarily spongiform degeneration of the brain (Figs. 53.1 and 53.2) and are caused by a transmissible agent with biologic properties unlike those of bacteria, fungi, viruses, or other known organisms (1,2)."
Language eng
Format application/pdf
Publication Type Book chapter
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Extent 1 MB
Setname ehsl_novel_wht
ID 190095
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