Living with Huntington"s disease
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Living with Huntington"s disease a book for patients and families by Dennis H. Phillips

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English


  • Huntington"s chorea.

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Edition Notes

StatementDennis H. Phillips ; with a foreword by Marjorie Guthrie.
LC ClassificationsRC394.H85 P47
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4270360M
ISBN 100299086704, 0299086747
LC Control Number81016492

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