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Ancillary Service Utilization and Impact in Huntington's Disease.

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Summary of "Ancillary Service Utilization and Impact in Huntington's Disease."

Prior Huntington's disease (HD) studies suggest ancillary services improve motor symptoms, cognition, mood, and quality of life but frequency of use and clinicalcharacteristics are unclear.

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Name: Journal of Huntington's disease
ISSN: 1879-6400
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