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Caused by mutation in APoE4 gene Alzheimer's
Caused by Lewy bodies breaking down substantia nigra Parkinson's
Treated by levodopa (L-Dopa) Parkinson's
Mutation causes CAG repeats in polyQ of chromosome 4 Huntington's
Westphal variant sees early onset of Huntington's
Shaky movements known as chorea Huntington's
Related to Sandhoff's disease Tay-Sachs
Symptoms include red spot on iris Tay-Sachs
Prevalent in Ashkenazi jews Tay-Sachs
Mutation of HEXA gene Tay-Sachs
Most common prion disease in humans Creutzfeldt-Jacobs
Symptoms are Merseburg Triad Graves'
Basedow disease Graves'
Makes thyroid secrete extra T4 Graves'
Overstimulated adrenal glands Cushing's
ACTH+CHR stimulation test Addison's
Adrenal glands produce insufficient cortisol
Caused by low levels of acetylcholine in the brain Alzheimer's
Caused by hyperphosphorylation of tau proteins Alzheimer's
Caused by antibodies activating the TSH receptions Graves'
Created by: The A-Man