Huntington Disease

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Inherited neurological disorder causing progressive loss of motor control, characterised by involuntary 'dance-like' movements (chorea). The gene responsible is found on the X chromosome and thus the disease is much more common in males.

Guidance

Unacceptable if symptomatic due to procedural difficulties in PBSC harvest.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Huntington Chorea

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012