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Stages for Disability in Huntington's Disease

Purpose:

To determine the level of disability for a patient with Huntington's disease using the stages of Shoulson and Fahn.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

G10

Description:

Shoulson and Fahn described several stages to the progressive decline in a patient with Huntington's chorea. The authors are from the University of Rochester and Columbia University.

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