Introduction: Huntington's Disease


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Huntington's Disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.

Huntington's Disease: Huntington's disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain areas of the brain. This degeneration causes uncontrolled movements, loss of intellectual faculties, and emotional disturbance. 1

Researching symptoms of Huntington's Disease: Further information about the symptoms of Huntington's Disease is available including a list of symptoms of Huntington's Disease, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Huntington's Disease, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

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Treatments for Huntington's Disease: Various information is available about treatments available for Huntington's Disease, current research about Huntington's Disease treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

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1. excerpt from NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: May 29, 2003

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