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Huntington's Disease (Huntington's Chorea)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Huntington's Disease (Huntington's Chorea) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Movement Disorders.


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    1. Parkinson's disease and dementia.
    2. Multiple Sclerosis.
    3. Multiple System Atrophy.
    4. Supranuclear Palsy
    5. Alzheimer's Disease.
    1. CAG trinucleotide repeats on chromosome 4.
    2. CTG trinucleotide repeats on chromosome 4.
    3. CAG trinucleotide repeats on chromosome 3.
    4. CTG trinucleotide repeats on chromosome 3.
    5. CAG trinucleotide repeats on chromosome 5.
    1. Cerebellar degeneration.
    2. Atrophy of caudate nucleus.
    3. Atrophy of putamen nucleus.
    4. "Box-Car" ventricles on coronal MRI.
    5. Loss of striatal neurons.
    1. I am sorry there is no cure for this disease. However, we have dopamine antagonists to fix the movement problem.
    2. I am sorry there is no cure for this disease. However, we have drugs to treat your memory problems.
    3. I am sorry there is no cure for this disease. However, we have drugs with great efficiency to treat your mood and pyschological issues.
    4. We have a cure for this disease.
    5. There is nothing I can do to help with your symptoms.

    Author of lecture Huntington's Disease (Huntington's Chorea)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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