JOURNAL ARTICLE

A multidisciplinary approach to the management of Huntington's disease

K J Kallail, N E Godfrey, G Suter, L Anthimides
Kansas Medicine: the Journal of the Kansas Medical Society 1989, 90 (11): 309-11
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Huntington's disease is an incurable, progressive, inherited neurological disorder resulting in involuntary choreic movements, dementia and behavorial changes. The Donald J. Allen Memorial Huntington's Disease Clinic is a free-standing multidisciplinary clinic in the midwest specifically devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of HD. In its first eighteen months of operation, the clinic staff examined 38 patients. Approximately 30% of those patients did not have HD or were originally misdiagnosed.

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