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what are causes and onsets of symptoms of huntington's disease?

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Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience Neurology
Movement & Behavior: The cause of huntington's disease is a genetic mutation on chromosome 4. Major symptoms are changes in behavior, e.g., hallucinations, irritability, moodiness and psychosis, and abnormal movements including extra facial and limb movements and loss of coordination, dementia, and eventually impairments of speech and swallowing. More information: huntington's disease society of america: www.Hdsa.Or.
Answered on Dec 25, 2014
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