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  • Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage

    Radiographic findings of hyperglycemic non-ketotic chorea-hemiballismus and basal ganglia hemorrhage can be highly similar.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dystonia, asterixis, chorea and hypokinesia are reported after basal ganglia stroke, but restless leg syndrome (RLG), distinguished by a rather unpleasant sensation in the[symptoma.com] Transient Choreoathetosis It comes from the root words “chorea” which is an uncontrollable, rapid movement and “athetosis” meaning twisting and wiggling movement of the hands[healthfixit.com]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    It is associated with history of Sydenham's chorea.[en.wikipedia.org] […] gravidarum, and they are also potent risk factors for recurrence of chorea in subsequent pregnancies.[symptoma.com] Background Chorea gravidarum (CG) is the term given to chorea occurring during pregnancy.[emedicine.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    The method of inheritance of some of the elements of Huntington's chorea has been worked out.[doi.org] Chorea, progressive non hereditary, chronic Chronic progressive non hereditary chorea Chronic progressive non-hereditary chorea Dementia due to Huntington chorea Dementia[icd9data.com] […] day), was significantly more effective for controlling chorea in HD patients than placebo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Abstract An eight-year-old girl is presented with three major criteria of acute rheumatic fever: polyarthritis, carditis and chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sydenham's chorea, a major manifestation of rheumatic fever, was the most common cause of chorea in children in the past.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Why: sydenham's chorea is seen in rheumatic fever.[icd9data.com]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Her condition transiently improved; however, within one month, she became drowsy and poorly responsive, with limb chorea and urinary incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cognitive injury, akinetic mutism, fecal and uroclepsia, forced crying, forced laughing and extra pyramidal syndromes such as chorea and parkinsonism were manifested in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If poisoning is severe, neuropsychiatric symptoms and signs (eg, dementia, psychosis, parkinsonism, chorea, amnestic syndromes) can develop days to weeks after exposure and[merckmanuals.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    KEYWORDS: Ataxic cerebral palsy; Benign hereditary chorea; Dyskinetic cerebral palsy; NKX2-1[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Emilio Fernández-Alvarez, Chorea in Childhood, Chorea, 10.1007/978-1-4471-6455-5_18, (335-352), (2014).[doi.org] […] movements, impaired ability for rapid and selective voluntary activation of muscles, increased muscle tone often appearing as sustained involuntary contractions at rest, chorea[doi.org]

  • Senile Chorea

    Abstract The term "senile chorea" is applied to cases of sporadic chorea with onset after the age of 50 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Senile chorea, a late-onset, slowly progressive disorder without mental changes, is a poorly characterized entity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These findings support senile chorea as being a distinct clinical entity that is nosologically separate from late-onset HD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Emilio Fernández-Alvarez, Chorea in Childhood, Chorea, 10.1007/978-1-4471-6455-5_18, (335-352), (2014).[doi.org] Swedo SE (1994) Sydenham’s chorea. A model for childhood autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders. JAMA 272:1788–1791 [ PubMed ] 29.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abena Osei‐Lah, Emma Durrant, Munir Hussain and Fenella Kirkham, Focal EEG slowing and chorea: electroclinical clues to the diagnosis of anti‐NMDAR encephalitis, Epileptic[doi.org]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    Chorea can also result in difficulties with chewing, drinking, swallowing, and speech.[cerebralpalsyguidance.com] Chorea Chorea is characterized by jerky and abrupt movements that can range in severity. This can look a lot like fidgeting or clumsiness in its mild form.[childbirthinjuries.com] […] classifies the condition more specifically, such as: Athetosis - Slow movements of the fingers or the face Dystonia - Slow rotating movements of the torso, arms or legs Chorea[cerebralpalsy.org.uk]

  • Hemiballismus

    This case emphasises the importance of MR imaging in the early diagnosis of hyperglycaemia as a cause of chorea-hemiballismus, to enable early treatment and a better clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The type of chorea that appears during pregnancy is called chorea gravidarum.[lets-jam.com] What is the presentation sign of chorea? In chorea, the patient will have sudden jerky purposeless movements. What is the characteristic lesion of chorea?[usmlefasttrack.com]

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