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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1991;15(3):372-376.
Huntington's chorea: two case reports.
Lim, Oh Kyng , Lee, Sook Ja , Chon, Joong Son , Eoh, Hwan , Suk, Jae Ho
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurosurgery and Neuropsychiatry**, Hallym University College of Medicine
Huntington's Chorea의 증례 보고
임오경, 이숙자, 전중선, 어환*, 석재호**
한림대학교 의과대학 재활의학과 신경외과학교실* 및 신경정신과학교실**
Abstract

Huntington's chorea is the most common hereditary chorea, which is inherited as autosomal dominant trait, which develops in the middle age. Its symptoms are progressive choreic movement, emotional and personality disturbance and dementia. Eventually, the patient progressively becomes incapable of leading the activity of daily living. We present here the case of two patients with Huntington's chorea, who complained of involuntary movement on their extremities, faces as well as affective disorder such as emotional and personaltiy disturbance.

Key Words: Huntington's chorea, Hereditary chorea, Dementia, Involuntary movement


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