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Huntington's disease

Introduction: Huntington's disease

Description of Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease (medical condition): Inherited disease causing progressive mental...more »

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Huntington's disease: hereditary disease; develops in adulthood and ends in dementia.
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Huntington's disease: chronic progressive chorea and mental deterioration terminating in dementia; the age of onset usually is in the fourth decade of life.
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Huntington's disease: chronic progressive chorea and mental deterioration terminating in dementia; the age of onset usually is in the fourth decade of life.
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Huntington's disease: Related Topics

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Huntington's disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Huntington's disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Huntington's disease, or a subtype of Huntington's disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Huntington's disease as a Disease

Huntington's disease (medical condition): See Huntington's Disease (disease information).
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Huntington's disease: Related Diseases

Huntington's disease: Huntington's disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Huntington's disease: Article Excerpts

Huntington's disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain areas of... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

Huntington disease (HD) is an inherited, degenerative neurological disease that leads to dementia. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Huntington's disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

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Huntington's disease as a Symptom

Huntington's disease (symptom): Huntington's disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Huntington's disease (symptom): See Huntington's disease (symptom information).

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Huntington's disease: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Huntington's disease:

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Broader terms for Huntington's disease

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The term Huntington's disease can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Huntington's disease:

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The description of Huntington's disease may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Huntington's disease

The following list attempts to classify Huntington's disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • chorea
  • nervous disorder,neurological disease,neurological disorder
  • disorder,upset
  • condition,status
  • state

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