Ethical and Genetic Aspects regarding Presymptomatic Testing for Neurodegenerative Diseases.

  title={Ethical and Genetic Aspects regarding Presymptomatic Testing for Neurodegenerative Diseases.},
  author={Georgeta Camelial Cozaru and Mariana Aşchie and Anca Florentina Mitroi and I Poinăreanu and E V Gorduza},
  journal={Revista medico-chirurgicala a Societatii de Medici si Naturalisti din Iasi},
  volume={120 1},
Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's dementia, Huntington's chorea, Parkinson's disease or spinocerebellar ataxia, manifests into adulthood with an insidious onset, slowly of progressive symptoms. All of these diseases are characterized by presimptomatic stages that preceded with many years of clinical debut. In Parkinson's disease, more than half of the dopaminergic neurons of the black substance are lost before the advent of motor characteristic manifestations. In Huntington's… CONTINUE READING
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