Städtisches Klinikum Bogenhausen

Munich, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of huntington's chorea (program ID: 153871)

Helge Topka

Prof. Dr. med.

Helge Topka

Department of Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology and Stroke Unit

Specialized in: neurology

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In the department of neurology, neurophysiology, neuropsychology and stroke unit, the patients with acute and chronic diseases from the entire spectrum of neurology are examined and treated. These include diseases of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves and the muscles. Apart from stroke, neurological movement disorders neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory diseases of nervous system also belong to the most important diseases of the clinic.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • motor symptoms
    • reflexes
    • muscle strength
    • Muscle tone
    • coordination
    • balance
  • sensory symptoms
    • sense of touch
    • vision and eye movement
    • hearing
  • psychiatric symptoms
    • mental status
    • mood
  • neuropsychological testing
    • memory
    • reasoning
    • mental agility
    • language function
    • spatial reasoning
  • psychiatric evaluation
    • emotional state
    • patterns of behaviors
    • quality of judgment
    • coping skills
    • signs of disordered thinking
    • vidence of substance abuse
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
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About hospital

The Bogenhausen Clinic is an emergency medicine medical institution, offering the service at the highest level. The clinic is the academic clinical hospital of the Technical University of Munich. There are comfortable double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio. The clinic has a dining room with a varied menu, vending machines with soft drinks, coffee shop, and mini-market. Patients can spend their leisure time in the library, where they are offered with books, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, music CDs and audio books. An access to the Internet is also available in the library.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.