An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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JAKOB, Afons Maria

2 entries
  • 4722

Ueber eigenartige Erkrankungen der Zentralnervensystems mit bemerkenswertem anatomischem Befunde. (Spastische Pseudosklerose — Encephalomyclopathie mit disseminirrten Degenerationsherden.)

Z. ges. Neurol. Psychiat., 64, 147-228, 1921.

“Creutzfeld-Jakob disease”, spastic pseudosclerosis. Traditionally considered to have been independently discovered by Creutzfeld, but in the 21st century recognized as a discovery by Jakob alone. See also No. 4719.1.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Prion Diseases, NEUROLOGY › Degenerative Disorders
  • 12594

Die Extrapyramidalen Erkrankungen: Mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung der pathologischen Anatomie und Histologie und der Pathophysiologie der Bewegungsstörungen.

Berlin: Julius Springer, 1923.

Pages 218-245 represent Jakob's full clinical-pathologic description of the fifth patient that he first described in this work.The symptoms of this patient and the histopathopathologic illustrations correspond fully with 21st century understanding of Creutzfeld-Jakob disease.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Prion Diseases, NEUROLOGY › Movement Disorders