Benign hereditary chorea

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What is benign hereditary chorea?

Benign Hereditary Chorea is a rare movement disorder characterized by non-progressive jerky involuntary movements. Onset of chorea usually occurs in childhood and unlike other genetic causes of chorea, cognitive function usually does not decline.

Common symptoms reported by people with benign hereditary chorea

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How bad it is
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Treatments taken by people with benign hereditary chorea

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Who has benign hereditary chorea on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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