Medical Dictionary: Huntington's Chorea


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Huntington's Chorea: Another name for Huntington's Disease.
Huntington's Chorea (condition): Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.

Huntington's Chorea: Huntington's disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain areas of the brain. This degeneration causes uncontrolled movements, loss of intellectual faculties, and emotional disturbance. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page: NINDS

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