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Are brain damages symptoms of huntington's disease?

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Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Huntigton's chorea

Huntigton's chorea is a specific disease that happens usually in the 40's secondary to a damage or regression of a specific area of the brain.

In brief: Huntigton's chorea

Huntigton's chorea is a specific disease that happens usually in the 40's secondary to a damage or regression of a specific area of the brain.
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
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Dr. Justin ORourke
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes in Basal Ganglia

The areas in the brain first targeted in huntington disease are the caudate and putamen deep in the brain.
Research has shown that these areas begin to degenerate 9 to 11 years prior to the onset of motor symptoms. Cognitive problems have also been shown to begin before the movement signs, as do some mood changes. Patients tend to first notice cognitive changes in their functioning at work.

In brief: Yes in Basal Ganglia

The areas in the brain first targeted in huntington disease are the caudate and putamen deep in the brain.
Research has shown that these areas begin to degenerate 9 to 11 years prior to the onset of motor symptoms. Cognitive problems have also been shown to begin before the movement signs, as do some mood changes. Patients tend to first notice cognitive changes in their functioning at work.
Dr. Justin ORourke
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