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huntington s disease dominant or recessive

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Huntington: It is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination & leads to cognitive deficits & psychiatric problems. Symptoms bec ... Read More
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Dr. Janice Wiesman
31 years experience in Neurology
HD gene: The abnormal gene is located on chromosome 4 and codes for a protein called huntingtin. This protein has many functions in the body and the way the a ... Read More
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
YES !!: Huntington's disease (named after the long island doctor who described it ) has dementia , chorea (a dance like involuntary movement) and family his ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Huntingtons frequenc: The prevalence of Huntingtons disease is about 5 for every 100,000 people in the world.

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