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Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease
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Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease

Show: (October 15, 2018)

genetic-testing-for-huntington-s-diseaseHuntington's disease (HD) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder that’s caused by a mutation in a gene. If a parent is diagnosed, their children have a 50 percent chance of inheriting the gene and developing HD.

Danny Bega, MD, MSCI discusses Huntington's disease and how to genetically test for this disease.

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