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Choreia (or chorea) is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder, one of a group of neurological disorders called dyskinesias. The term choreia is derived from a Greek word χορεία ), as the quick movements of the feet or hands are vaguely comparable to dancing or piano...
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chorea n. Any of various disorders of the nervous system marked by involuntary, jerky movements, especially of the arms, legs, and face, and by
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More about Sydenham's Chorea: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Sydenham's Chorea Definition Also called St
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List of 84 disease causes of Chorea, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Chorea. Diagnostic checklist, medical tests, doctor ...
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Chorea information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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On Chorea. by George Huntington. Notes on the "medical curiosity" ... Chorea is essentially a disease of the nervous system. The name "chorea" is given to the ...
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Sydenham's chorea is a neurologic movement disorder characterized by irregular, abrupt, relatively rapid involuntary movements.
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Typical movements of chorea (called tics) include facial grimacing, raising and ... Rarely, it is inherited in the syndrome called benign hereditary chorea. ...
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The word "chorea" comes from the Greek word for dance. ... When chorea is severe, the movements may cause motion of the arms or legs that ...
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Chorea refers to brief, repetitive, jerky, or dancelike uncontrolled movements ... Huntington's chorea (HC), an incurable hereditary disorder caused by a mutation ...
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Information about chorea in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. huntington's ... Sydenham's chorea. tarantism. More results ...
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Chorea-acanthocytosis is primarily a neurological disorder that ... Chorea refers to the involuntary jerking movements made by people ... Chorea ...
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It was commonly called Huntington's chorea from the Greek word for "dance, ... Involuntary twitching, clumsiness, chorea (dance-like involuntary movements) ...
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... and rheumatic chorea, is one of the major clinical manifestations of acute ... The relationship of Sydenham's chorea to infection with group A streptococci. ...
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Many scientists think the chorea is an autoimmune phenomenon—antibodies produced ... Huntington's chorea, more often called Huntington's disease, or Huntington ...
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Chorea is characterized by brief, irregular contractions that are not repetitive ... Chorea often occurs with athetosis, which adds twisting and writhing movements. ...
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Sydenham chorea is one of the major signs of acute rheumatic fever. ... The movements seen in Sydenham chorea are involuntary, jerky, and purposeless. ...
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A diagnosis of Sydenham's chorea is primarily based upon a thorough clinical ... As mentioned earlier, chorea may or may not occur in association with other ...
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