History of description of Huntington disease in Russia Yury A. Seliverstov

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This paper reviews detailed historical aspects of description of Huntington’s disease (HD) in Russia. First not well-known publications reporting HD in Russia are presented. Diverse terminology which was used in the late 19th and early 20th centuries’ Russian medical literature on HD is discussed. The author touches upon a problem of using unified Russian terms in the modern scientific publications on HD.

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Yury A. Seliverstov

Research Center of Neurology

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Email: doctor.goody@gmail.com
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6400-6378

Cand. Sci. (Med.), senior researcher, Scientific advisory department

Russian Federation, Moscow

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