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Sydenham chorea: chorea paralytica

Sydenham chorea: chorea paralytica

This 13-year-old boy presented with 15 days history of generalized chorea, hypotonia, and marked disability. Chorea paralytica is an uncommon manifestation of Sydenham chorea. (Contributed by Dr. Ravindra Kumar Garg.)

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  • Arthritis
  • Athetosis
  • Carditis
  • Chorea gravidarum
  • Obsessive-compulsive behavior
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis