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The wife of a 48-year-old male patient brings him to the emergency room and says that his memory has progressively gotten worse over the last several years. She also says his personality has been changing. The physician notes abnormal writhing movements of the man's limbs and hyper-reactive reflexes. MRI reveals a loss of volume in the neostriatum and cortex. This disease is inherited via an

A. autosomal dominant trait

B. autosomal recessive trait

C. x-linked dominant trait

D. x-linked recessive trait


A. Autosomal dominant, Huntington disease





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