Have Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD)?
Signs and symptoms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (Mad Cow disease)
1) Damage to the nervous system (like depression and loss of coordination)
2) As the disease progresses, it is usual that the victim will develop dementia.
When the disease reaches to an extremely fatal stage, this is the only time that damage to the brain can be detected by MRI.
Mad Cow disease in 2003
This picture shows the disease and describes how it affects the brain.
This picture is a picture of two brains (one on the left is affected by CJD and the one on the right is a normal brain).