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How do I cope with the uncertainty about huntington's disease with myself and my children?
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Huntington's Disease
The most question is if there is a family history for this disease and if there then the potentially affected members of the family should be tested for the gene.

In brief: Huntington's Disease
The most question is if there is a family history for this disease and if there then the potentially affected members of the family should be tested for the gene.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
In brief: 50% chance?
If either parent is confidently diagnosed with hd, there is a 50% chance in any sibling.
There is a test but as there is no effective treatment getting the bad news early does not help!

In brief: 50% chance?
If either parent is confidently diagnosed with hd, there is a 50% chance in any sibling.
There is a test but as there is no effective treatment getting the bad news early does not help!
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Thank
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