Sunday, March 1, 2009

What is the life expectancy of someone with the disease.

A person with Huntington's can expect to live anywhere from 10-30 more years depending on the severity of the symptoms.
The graph below shows some possibilities for life expectancy for someone with Huntington's Disease(HD) based on the repeats of the codon CAG which are the cause of this disease.

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