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A trinucleotide repeat (CAG) expansion in the huntingtin gene causes Huntington's disease (HD). In brain tissue from HD heterozygotes with adult onset and more clinically severe juvenile onset, where the largest expansions occur, a mutant protein of equivalent intensity to wild-type huntingtin was detected in cortical synaptosomes, indicating that a mutant(More)
One hundred paediatric, muscle ultrasound examinations performed in the evaluation of suspected neuromuscular disease were reviewed. The results were related to the presence or absence of neuromuscular disease in each child assessed. The group comprised 66 males and 34 females, age range 2 months to 16 years (mean 5.3 years). Scans were graded I-IV,(More)
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