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Chorea (hemichorea) in Sydenham chorea

Chorea (hemichorea) in Sydenham chorea

This boy has a 2-month history of left hemichorea, which developed after acute sore throat and was associated with elevated ASO titers. He displays prominent "piano-playing" movements of his left hand. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)

Associated Disorders

  • AIDS
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Athetosis
  • Benign hereditary chorea
  • Carditis
  • Chorea gravidarum
  • Dementia
  • Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy
  • Dystonia
  • Encephalitis lethargica-like syndrome
  • Familial prion disease
  • Friedreich ataxia
  • Huntington disease
  • Huntington-disease-like neurodegenerative disorder
  • Japanese B encephalitis
  • Juvenile Huntington disease
  • Motor stereotypies
  • Myoclonus
  • Neuroacanthocytosis
  • Obsessive-compulsive behavior
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Oculomasticatory myorhythmia
  • Opsoclonus
  • PANDAS
  • Painful legs and moving toes syndrome
  • Parkinsonism
  • Paroxysmal choreas
  • Paroxysmal dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal exercise-induced dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal hypnogenic dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia
  • Postcardiopulmonary bypass chorea
  • Postencephalitic parkinsonism
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Rheumatic chorea
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis
  • Sydenham chorea
  • Sydenham chorea
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis
  • Western equine encephalitis
  • Wilson disease