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How common is huntington's disease?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery

In brief: 5-10/100,000

Huntington's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is autosomal dominant.
Most estimate that it occurs in 5-10 per 100, 000 population. There does not appear to be any sexual discrimination. It is a progressive disease that usually becomes manifest in patients 30-40 years old.

In brief: 5-10/100,000

Huntington's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is autosomal dominant.
Most estimate that it occurs in 5-10 per 100, 000 population. There does not appear to be any sexual discrimination. It is a progressive disease that usually becomes manifest in patients 30-40 years old.
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Not very common

Iin the US, there are 4-8 cases per 100, 000 people.

In brief: Not very common

Iin the US, there are 4-8 cases per 100, 000 people.
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