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Descriptor English:   Huntington Disease 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedad de Huntington 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doença de Huntington 
Synonyms English:   Akinetic Rigid Variant of Huntington Disease
Akinetic-Rigid Variant of Huntington Disease
Chorea, Chronic Progressive Hereditary (Huntington)
Chorea, Huntington
Chorea, Huntington's
Chronic Progressive Hereditary Chorea (Huntington)
Huntington Chorea
Huntington Chronic Progressive Hereditary Chorea
Huntington Disease, Akinetic Rigid Variant
Huntington Disease, Akinetic-Rigid Variant
Huntington Disease, Juvenile
Huntington Disease, Juvenile Onset
Huntington Disease, Juvenile-Onset
Huntington Disease, Late Onset
Huntington Disease, Late-Onset
Huntington's Chorea
Huntington's Disease
Juvenile Huntington Disease
Juvenile Onset Huntington Disease
Juvenile-Onset Huntington Disease
Late Onset Huntington Disease
Late-Onset Huntington Disease
Progressive Chorea, Chronic Hereditary (Huntington)
Progressive Chorea, Hereditary, Chronic (Huntington)  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.079.545
C10.228.140.380.278
C10.228.662.262.249.750
C10.574.500.497
C16.320.400.430
F03.615.250.400
F03.615.400.390
Definition English:   A familial disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by the onset of progressive CHOREA and DEMENTIA in the fourth or fifth decade of life. Common initial manifestations include paranoia; poor impulse control; DEPRESSION; HALLUCINATIONS; and DELUSIONS. Eventually intellectual impairment; loss of fine motor control; ATHETOSIS; and diffuse chorea involving axial and limb musculature develops, leading to a vegetative state within 10-15 years of disease onset. The juvenile variant has a more fulminant course including SEIZURES; ATAXIA; dementia; and chorea. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1060-4) 
History Note English:   2000(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   30920 
Unique Identifier:   D006816 

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