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1. Huntington's disease (Huntington's chorea)
An inherited degenerative neuropsychiatric disorder which is caused by a dominant gene on an autosome . Symptoms include chorea (involuntary dancelike movements), clumsiness, slurred speech, depression, irritability, apathy, and losses of attention span, short-term memory and intellectual speed. Symptoms typically begin between the ages of 30 and 50 (though they can start at any other time), and not all individuals will have the same symptoms. Symptoms are treated as they appear. There is currently no cure.

2. Huntington's disease (Huntington's chorea)
Huntington's disease is a genetic disease with onset between 30 to 50 years of age and characterized by chorea (involuntary movements), behavior changes and dementia. The defect in on the short arm of chromosome 4 and is an autosomal dominant inherited condition.