This microscope image from the claudate nucleus region of a brain affected by Huntington’s disease shows aggregates of the huntingtin protein within the cells. This is similar to the aggregation of other proteins in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, motor neuron diseases and other brain disorders. Image adapted from: Jensflorian; CC BY-Sa 3.0

Between 5 and 10 people per 100,000 in developed countries are affected by Huntington’s disease

Huntington's disease