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March 2004

The Pulvinar Sign in Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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Copyright 2004 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2004

Arch Neurol. 2004;61(3):446-447. doi:10.1001/archneur.61.3.446

We read with interest the article by Martindale et al1 regarding the presence of pulvinar hyperintensity on magnetic resonance (MR) images of a patient who was subsequently confirmed to have sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD). Similar cases have previously been reported.2