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Parallel Session 4418

An Approach to the Patient with Chorea: Beyond Huntington’s Disease

Monday, September 30, 2024
15:00 - 17:00 | Meeting Room 204 C, 2nd Level

In this session, the faculty will present a diagnostic and management approach to a patient with chorea beyond Huntington’s disease.

Aaron Lasker, USA
Eduardo Tolosa, Spain


What's New in Acquired Chorea
Norlinah Ibrahim, Malaysia

It's Genetic but Not Huntington's Disease
Edward Wild, United Kingdom

Diagnostic Algorithm to a Non-Huntington's Disease Patient
Ricardo Maciel, Brazil

CSPC Liaisons:
Francisco Cardoso, Brazil

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the updates of mechanism and management of acquired choreas
  2. Discuss the diagnostic approach of Huntington’s disease phenocopies and their underlying mechanism
  3. Discuss a diagnostic algorithm to a patient with chorea that does not have Huntington’s disease

Recommended Audience
Fellow / Resident / Student
Health Professional (non-physician)
Researcher / Basic Science

Education Level
Beginner / Foundational
Experienced / Intermediate
Expert / Advanced

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