PET Scan Used to Distinguish Juvenile HD From Parkinson’s in Case Study

PET Scan Used to Distinguish Juvenile HD From Parkinson’s in Case Study

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PET Scan Used to Distinguish Juvenile HD From Parkinson’s in Case Study

A teenage boy with a history of parkinsonism was diagnosed with juvenile-onset Huntington’s disease (HD) using high-sensitivity positron emission tomography imaging, known as a PET scan, as described in a recent case study. The study highlights the importance of using appropriate methods to differentiate between genetic disorders with similar features. The case report, “Juvenile-onset hypokinetic-rigid Huntington’s disease: a case with dual-tracer positron emission tomography,” was published in the journal Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. Huntington’s, which…

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