Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Huntington's Disease Outlook

What to expect with Huntington's disease:

  • Despite treatment, symptoms worsen slowly.
  • The life expectancy for those with Huntington's is 10 to 25 years after the start of symptoms.

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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2009 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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