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Senile Chorea

Chorea Chronic Progressive Nonhereditary


Presentation

  • There is a widely held belief that most patients presenting with senile chorea have late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) with an unknown family history.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • We measured CAG trinucleotide repeat expansion in the HD gene in four patients with a clinical presentation of senile chorea and found that CAG repetition lengths were normal.[n.neurology.org]
  • With the present method’ strong bands for the disease alleles were reproducibly visible in a conventional agarose gel stained with ethidium bromide without using isotopes.[tandfonline.com]
Arm Pain
  • Weakness 331 Muscular Dystrophy 332 Mycosis Fungoides 333 Myelodysplastic Syndrome 334 Myocarditis 335 Myoglobinuria 336 Myopathies Toxic 337 Myotonia 338 Myxedema Coma 339 Nail Koilonychia 340 Nail Striations 341 Narcissistic Personality 342 Neck and Arm[books.google.de]
Hand Pain
  • Pain in Different Age Groups 511 Xanthoma 513 Xerostomia 514 Zenkers Diverticulum 515 Index 519 Urheberrecht[books.google.de]
Popliteal Swelling
  • Swelling 397 Postconcussive Syndrome 398 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 399 Preeclampsia 400 Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder 401 Pronator Syndrome 402 Proteinuria 403 Pruritus Ani 404 Pseudofolliculitis Barbae Ingrown Hairs Razor Bumps 405 Pseudoinfarction[books.google.de]
Rectal Pain
  • Pain 417 Red Hot Joint 418 Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma 419 Renal Failure Postrenal Causes 420 Renal Tubular Acidosis 421 Respiratory Failure Hypoventilatory 422 Reticulocytosis 423 Retinopathy Hypertensive 424 Rheumatic Fever 425 Rhinitis Allergic 426[books.google.de]
Tooth Loss
  • At present, more and more authors are inclined to believe that senile chorea is a late manifestation of different genetic variants of chorea. removing several teeth or tooth loss in a short period of time (t. n.[medicalformat.com]
Xanthoma
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis 500 Volume Excess 501 Vulvar Cancer 502 Vulvovaginitis Bacterial 504 Vulvovaginitis Trichomonas 505 Weakness Gradual Onset 506 Weight Loss 507 Wheezing 508 Whiplash 509 Wrist Pain 510 Wrist and Hand Pain in Different Age Groups 511 Xanthoma[books.google.de]
Hysteria
  • Spasmodic or convulsive tic is sufficiently distinctive of the conditions sometimes designated habit-chorea and the jerky involuntary incoördinate movements of hysteria require no specific designation.[jamanetwork.com]
Facial Grimacing
  • The symptoms vary in severity--from mild cases in which there is restlessness, facial grimacing, and a slight degree of incoordination of movements, to severe cases involving involuntary movements that incapacitate the child. 1 Causes of Chorea Senile[streetdirectory.com]
Scrotal Pain
  • Pain 432 Seasonal Affective Disorder 433 Seizures Absence 434 Septicemia 435 Serotonin Syndrome 436 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Anorectal Region 437 Shoulder Pain 438 Sialadenitis 439 Silicosis 440 Small Bowel Obstruction 441 Smallpox 442 Sore Throat[books.google.de]
Chorea
  • These findings support senile chorea as being a distinct clinical entity that is nosologically separate from late-onset HD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Look at other dictionaries: Chorea minor — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 I02.0 Rheumatische Chorea mit Herzbeteiligung I02.9 Rheumatische Chorea ohne Herzbeteiligung … Deutsch Wikipedia chorea — choreal, choreic, choreatic /kawr ee at ik, kohr /, adj. choreoid[medicine.academic.ru]
Involuntary Movements
  • The remaining chapters focus on the abnormal involuntary movements associated with each disease or syndrome.[books.google.com]
  • Pathol. 1. any of several diseases of the nervous system characterized by jerky, involuntary movements, chiefly of the… … Universalium Chorea — Ceaseless rapid complex body movements that look well coordinated and purposeful but are, in fact, involuntary[medicine.academic.ru]
  • Chorea is characterized by repetitive, brief, irregular, somewhat rapid involuntary movements that start in one part of the body and move abruptly, unpredictably, and often continuously to another part.[merckmanuals.com]
  • movements) Hemiballism (disorder) Hemiballismus Hemiballismus-hemichorea syndrome Hemichorea Hemichorea (disorder) Henoch chorea Henoch's chorea Henoch's chorea (disorder) Kinesiogenic choreoathetosis Kinesiogenic choreoathetosis (disorder) Neuroacanthocytosis[averbis.com]
  • Athetosis is a continuous stream of slow, flowing, writhing involuntary movements. It usually affects the hands and feet. Hemiballismus is a type of chorea, usually involving violent, involuntary flinging of one arm and/or one leg.[msdmanuals.com]
Tremor
  • ., postpump chorea in children, cancer-related paraneoplastic syndromes), myoclonus, essential tremor, and dystonia, including dystonia plus syndromes.[books.google.com]
  • TREMOR Tremor is a universal phenomenon. The description of tremors often relies on an assessment of the tremor frequency: this is hard to judge with the naked eye.[academic.sun.ac.za]
  • Startle syndromes Section 9 Essential tremor 33. Essential tremor 34. Management of essential tremor, including medical and surgical approaches 35. Orthostatic tremor – a review Section 10 Dystonia 36. Early-onset primary dystonia 37.[elsevier.com]
  • […] include Wilson's Disease and severe essential tremor (ET is usually postural but when servere can be seen at rest or even with movement) Resting Tremor Postural Tremor Action Tremor Description Tremor when skeletal muscle is at rest.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu]
  • Tremor See also the separate Tremor article. This is a rhythmic movement of part of the body. Essential tremor and Parkinsonian tremor are the most common forms of tremo. [ 16 ].[patient.info]
Dysarthria
  • Violent movements interfere with articulation muscles, as a result of developing dysarthria - speech disorder caused by disorders of articulation.[medicalformat.com]
  • Motor symptoms: impairment related to involuntary (chorea) and voluntary movements, reduced manual dexterity, dysarthria, dysphagia, gait instability, and falls are common; parkinsonism and dystonia can be seen in patients with an earlier onset of disease[neupsykey.com]
  • For example, a family with spastic paraplegia, truncal ataxia, and dysarthria, but without other clinical features of DRPLA, has been found to show homozygosity for an allele that carries intermediate CAG repeats in the DRPLA gene ( Kuroharas et al.,[clinicalgate.com]
  • In children, the disease is manifested initially by progressive dystonia, rigidity and dysarthria, and hepatic dysfunction, whereas in adults psychiatric symptoms, tremor, and dysarthria usually predominate Wilson's Disease continued Since Kayser-Fleischer[endoflifecare.tripod.com]
  • ., tongue protrusion ) Dysarthria ; and dysphagia Cognitive decline and behavioral changes Dementia (particularly executive dysfunction) Depression (possibly including suicidal tendencies) Apathy Anxiety Aggression and psychosis Cachexia (due to dysphagia[amboss.com]
Action Tremor
  • Tremor Description Tremor when skeletal muscle is at rest.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu]
  • It is an action tremor occurring during activity and is of greater amplitude when reaching for a target. The tremor may involve the head, causing titubation (a side to side head tremor), and also often affects the voice.[academic.sun.ac.za]
  • Kinetic or action tremor - occurs during voluntary active movement of an upper body part. Intention tremor is one that occurs when a tremor worsens as a goal-directed hand movement nears its intended target.[patient.info]
  • The tremor of ET is an action tremor, which is present when the limbs are in active use (eg, while writing or holding a cup). The tremor most commonly involves the arms, although the head and voice may be affected also.[geriatricscareonline.org]

Workup

  • ADLs Inability to Initiate Meaningful Activities Anxiety Spatial Disorientation Rejection of Care Food Refusal Insomnia Apathy and Agitation Elopement and Interference with Others References Introduction Epidemiology Challenges in Geriatric Psychiatry WorkUp[books.google.com]
Albuminuria
Left Axis Deviation
  • Axis Deviation 298 Leg Length Discrepancies 299 Leg Ulcers 300 LeggCalvéPerthes Disease 301 Leptomeningeal Lesions 302 Leukoplakia Oral Hairy Oral Hairy Cell Leukoplakia 303 Lichen Simplex Chronicus 304 Listeriosis 305 Liver Lesions Benign Often Confused[books.google.de]
Microcytosis
  • Macrothrombocytopenia Inherited 312 Malaria 313 MalloryWeiss Tear 314 Mastoiditis 315 Mediastinitis Acute 316 Melanocytic Nevi Moles 317 Melanonychia 318 Menieres Disease 319 Meningitis Chronic 320 Menopause 321 Metabolic Syndrome 322 Metatarsalgia 323 Microcytosis[books.google.de]
Sinus Arrhythmia
  • Seite 29 - The effect of reflexology on baroreceptor reflex sensitivity, blood pressure and sinus arrhythmia. ‎ Seite 39 - Bachmann G, Hommel G, Michel O.[books.google.de]

Treatment

  • Physical Therapy Surgery References Introduction Effects of Ageing and Related Diseases on Endocrine Diseases The Hormonal Fountain of Youth References Introduction Water Homeostasis in the Elderly Workup and Treatment of Hyponatraemia Workup and Treatment[books.google.com]
  • Reasons senile chorea Symptoms of senile chorea Diagnosis of senile chorea Treatment and prognosis of senile chorea Senile Chorea - treatment Senile Chorea small chorea, Huntington's chorea, neyroakantotsitoza that occur at an earlier age, senile chorea[medicalformat.com]
  • This service should be used for second opinions, additional medical reviews and consultations; not for primary diagnosis or treatment.[xmri.com]

Prognosis

  • Treatment and prognosis of senile chorea With respect to senile chorea conducted primarily symptomatic therapy.[medicalformat.com]
  • Conclusion References Introduction Geriatric Characteristics Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Misuse General Rules for Individual Prescription Tools for Collective Evaluation References Introduction Pharmacology Illicit Drug Misuse Aetiology Detection Prognosis[books.google.com]
  • Prognosis The prognosis of chorea depends on its cause. Huntington's chorea is incurable, leading to the patient's death 10 – 25 years after the first symptoms appear.[encyclopedia.com]
  • What is the prognosis of chorea? The outlook of chorea depends on its cause. Syndenham chorea can be resolved using antibiotics. On average, patients will recover within 1 to 6 months.[medic8.com]

Etiology

  • Here, we report a typical case of ’senile chorea’ associated with PAPS, thus expanding the potential underlying etiologies and further narrowing the window of primary ’senile chorea’.[kns.cnki.net]
  • […] options Subheadings: analysis anatomy and histology blood cerebrospinal fluid chemically induced classification complications congenital cytology diagnosis diagnostic imaging diet therapy drug therapy economics embryology enzymology epidemiology ethnology etiology[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Imaging eliminates the tumor or post-stroke etiology chorea. Senile Chorea primarily differentiated with ferrets Huntington. The latter manifests before the age of 50.[medicalformat.com]
  • Although the most common etiologies are vascular and metabolic disorders, neuroacanthocytosis, Wilson and Huntington diseases are included in the differential diagnosis.[tjn.org.tr]
  • Chorea gravidarum Hyperthyroidism Birth control pills Hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycemic encephalopathy Vascular Hemichorea/hemiballismus with subthalamic nucleus lesion Post-pump choreoathetosis after cardiac surgery Periarteritis nodosa Unknown etiology[neupsykey.com]

Epidemiology

  • Homes Successful Ageing Future Research Introduction Developments in the UK 20052010 Services Patients Views and Involvement Additional Responsibilities for Geriatric Psychiatry Services Other Issues An International Perspective References Introduction Epidemiology[books.google.com]
  • PubMed search builder options Subheadings: analysis anatomy and histology blood cerebrospinal fluid chemically induced classification complications congenital cytology diagnosis diagnostic imaging diet therapy drug therapy economics embryology enzymology epidemiology[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Epidemiology Sex : Peak incidence : 40 years of age HD is one of the most common hereditary diseases of the brain . References: [1] [2] Epidemiological data refers to the US, unless otherwise specified.[amboss.com]
  • Epidemiology of tardive dyskinesia before and during the era of modern antipsychotic drugs 44. Unusual focal dyskinesias Section 12 Tics 45. Stereotypic movement disorders 46. Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders Section 13 Other syndromes 47.[elsevier.com]
  • Epidemiology of multiple scle-rosis in northwestern Sardinia: further evidence for higher frequency in Sar-dinians compared to other Italians. Neuroepidemiology 1996;15:10-9.16. Bufill E, Blesa R, Galan I, Dean G.[docslide.net]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Deep brain field potential recordings and functional imaging using single photon emission tomography enabled us to suggest pathophysiological mechanisms for the symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] of the Ageing Bladder Special Disease States Pharmacology as it Relates to the Ageing Bladder Surgical Disease of the Ageing Bladder Conclusion References Introduction Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Prostate Cancer Prostatitis References Introduction Pathophysiology[books.google.com]
  • References: [3] Pathophysiology Summary : Molecular and cellular changes lead to neuronal loss and gliosis in the striatum (particularly in the caudate nucleus ) and, subsequently, the thalamus and the cortex Involvement of direct cytotoxic effects Disturbance[amboss.com]
  • "Pathophysiology of Pediatric Movement Disorders ." Journal of Child Neurology 18 (September 2003) (Supplement 1): S9 – S24. Stemper, B., N. Thurauf, B. Neundorfer, and J. G. Heckmann. "Choreoathetosis Related to Lithium Intoxication."[encyclopedia.com]

Prevention

  • Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets[books.google.de]
  • […] imaging diet therapy drug therapy economics embryology enzymology epidemiology ethnology etiology genetics history immunology metabolism microbiology mortality nursing organization and administration parasitology pathology physiology physiopathology prevention[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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