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Fatal Familial Insomnia

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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Fatal Familial Insomnia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles. First 2 results:
Fatal familial insomnia with abnormal signals on routine MRI: a case report and literature review.
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2018

Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a rare autosomal dominant disease caused by the PRNP D178N/129 M mutation. Routine brain CT and MRI usually reveal non-specific features. We report a patient with FFI presenting with diffuse abnormal signals on MRI, later confirmed as combined with ...

Fatal Familial Insomnia: Clinical Aspects and Molecular Alterations.
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2018

Fatal familiar insomnia (FFI) is an autosomal dominant inherited prion disease caused by D178N mutation in the prion protein gene (PRNP D178N) accompanied by the presence of a methionine at the codon 129 polymorphic site on the mutated allele. FFI is characterized by severe sleep ...

Genetic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and fatal familial insomnia: insights into phenotypic variability and disease pathogenesis.
Last Updated: Jan 03, 2011

Human prion diseases are a group of rare neurodegenerative disorders characterized by the conversion of the constitutively expressed prion protein, PrP(C), into an abnormally aggregated isoform, called PrP(Sc). While most people who develop a prion disease have no identifiable cause ...

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Fatal familial insomnia.
Last Updated: Sep 09, 2005

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Research Articles from PubMed

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Fatal Familial Insomnia" returned 23 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
[Clinical, neuroimaging and genetic features of two Chinese families with fatal familial insomnia].
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2018

To examine clinical, neuroimaging and genetic features of two Chinese families with fatal familial insomnia (FFI). The clinical data, including case history, physical examination, biochemical analysis of blood and neuroimaging of two pedigrees with FFI who admitted to the Navy General ...

Case of fatal familial insomnia caused by a d178n mutation with phenotypic similarity to Hashimoto's encephalopathy.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018

Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a rare prion disease commonly inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern from a mutation in the PRioN Protein (PRNP) gene. Hashimoto's encephalopathy (HE) is characterised by encephalopathy associated with antithyroid peroxidase (TPO) or antithyroglobulin ...

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