Current Pharmacological Approaches to Reduce Chorea in Huntington’s Disease

@inproceedings{Coppen2016CurrentPA,
  title={Current Pharmacological Approaches to Reduce Chorea in Huntington’s Disease},
  author={Emma M Coppen and Raymund A. C. Roos},
  booktitle={Drugs},
  year={2016}
}
There are currently no effective pharmacological agents available to stop or prevent the progression of Huntington’s disease (HD), a rare hereditary neurodegenerative disorder. In addition to psychiatric symptoms and cognitive impairments, HD causes progressive motor disturbances, in particular choreiform movements, which are characterized by unwanted contractions of the facial muscles, trunk and extremities. Management of choreiform movements is usually advised if chorea interferes with daily… CONTINUE READING
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