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± Terminal stage Astasia: inability to stand Severe ataxia, tremor, dysarthria Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) Death ± Cerebellar dysfunction is the cause of these conditions Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI) ± Autosomal dominant inherited disease ± Caused by a mutation in the prion gene; asparagine-178 is replaced by aspartic acid ± Plaques to develop in the thalamus (thalamus is responsible for regulation of sleep) ± Symptoms Insomnia, rapid weight loss Panic attacks, phobias, hallucinations Dementia, turning mute Death Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS) ± Autosomal dominant inherited disease ± Genetic change is required for the development of the disease; a change in codon 102 from proline to leucine in the prion protein gene ± Progressive spinocerebellar degeneration and accumulation of plaques in the cerebellum
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Unformatted text preview: Symptoms Ataxia (problems with movement and balance) Dementia Death 7. Hepatitis A Virus 1. List of Hepatitis Viruses GROUP VIRUS PICORNA Hepatitis A (HAV) 2. Transmission VIRUS MODES OF TRANSMISSION HAV Oral-fecal Common-source outbreaks arise from fecally contaminated water or food such as oysters grown in polluted water and eaten raw HAV is rarely transmitted via the blood 3. Clinical Symptoms The clinical manifestations of hepatitis are virtually the same, regardless of which hepatitis virus is the cause. Common symptoms include: Fever Anorexia, nausea, vomiting Jaundice Coca-cola urine RUQ (right upper quarter) pain 2006. A+PREP, Inc....
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