Alternate Names : Huntington Chorea
Huntington disease is an inherited brain disease that affects movement, thinking, and personality.
What is going on in the body?
Huntington disease causes cells in certain areas of the brain to slowly destruct. It usually starts in middle adulthood.
What are the causes and risks of the disease?
Huntington disease is a genetic disorder. It is an autosomal dominant disorder that can be passed from affected people to their children.