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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4-9

Huntington’s disease: The Indian perspective


1 Department of Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Vikram Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Prashanth Kukkle
Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Vikram Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AOMD.AOMD_47_20

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Understanding of Huntington’s disease (HD) has been evolving since its early descriptions from nineteenth century. Significant breakthroughs into HD pathophysiology and therapeutic targets have been seen in last 50 years. Most of the publications in relation to HD are from European and American continents, indicating geographical higher prevalence. HD in India has been reported since early 1950s in the form of case reports and series, with exception of varying references in ancient Indian literature as “Tandavaroga.” In this review, we have amalgamated the various Indian publications on HD till date.


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