Rigid and akinetic forms of Huntington's chorea.

@article{Bittenbender1962RigidAA,
  title={Rigid and akinetic forms of Huntington's chorea.},
  author={J B Bittenbender and F. A. Quadfasel},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1962},
  volume={7},
  pages={
          275-88
        }
}
William Osler39considered Huntington's27original description of chronic chorea a model of cogent observation and concise presentation. The classic paper set forth the characteristic movement disorder and mental changes and implied a dominant heredity which was ultimately proven correct by Entres18and others. In addition, hypotonia was soon added as a characteristic if not constant finding in this disorder which set it apart from the other heredodegenerative diseases of the basal ganglia… CONTINUE READING

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