Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Huntington's Disease Evaluation

The evaluation of Huntington's disease begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with Huntington's disease may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of Huntington's disease.

Tests that may be used to evaluate Huntington's disease include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Huntington's Disease References
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