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  • Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage

    Radiographic findings of hyperglycemic non-ketotic chorea-hemiballismus and basal ganglia hemorrhage can be highly similar.[] Dystonia, asterixis, chorea and hypokinesia are reported after basal ganglia stroke, but restless leg syndrome (RLG), distinguished by a rather unpleasant sensation in the[] 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[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

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

  • Huntington's Disease

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

  • Rheumatic Fever

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

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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

  • Cerebral Palsy

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

  • Senile Chorea

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

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Emilio Fernández-Alvarez, Chorea in Childhood, Chorea, 10.1007/978-1-4471-6455-5_18, (335-352), (2014).[] Swedo SE (1994) Sydenham’s chorea. A model for childhood autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders. JAMA 272:1788–1791 [ PubMed ] 29.[] 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[]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    Chorea can also result in difficulties with chewing, drinking, swallowing, and speech.[] 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.[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] The type of chorea that appears during pregnancy is called chorea gravidarum.[] What is the presentation sign of chorea? In chorea, the patient will have sudden jerky purposeless movements. What is the characteristic lesion of chorea?[]

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