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Huntington's Disease

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A progressive hereditary neurodegenerative disorder inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. Symptoms may appear at any age and include uncontrolled movements, clumsiness, balance problems, difficulty walking, talking, or swallowing. The disease has a progressive course with a decline in mental abilities, and the development of psychiatric problems. [ NCI ]

Synonyms: Huntington Disease, Huntington's Chorea, Huntington's Disease, HD

Term info

Legacy Concept Name

Huntington_s_Disease

Preferred Name

Huntington's Disease

Semantic Type

Disease or Syndrome

UMLS CUI

C0020179

code

C82342