huntingtons disease (EXAM 1)

  1. HD

    patho
    • -basal ganglia and extrapyramidal system
    • -deficiency in ACh and GABA
    • -excess of DA
  2. chorea
    abdormal and excessive involuntary movements
  3. HD

    s/s
    • chorea
    • writhing
    • twisting movements of face, limbs and body
    • deterioration of mental function, gait and aspiration
  4. HD is transmitted by
    • -genetics
    • -autosomal
    • -affects men and women equally
    • -no cure
  5. HD

    drugs
    • tetrabenzine
    • Haldol
    • risperedol
  6. tetrabenzine(xenazine)
    • treat chorea
    • decrease DA
  7. Haldol and risperdal
    DA depleters
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ChelseaL
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huntingtons disease (EXAM 1)
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huntingtons disease (EXAM 1)
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