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Chorea (hemichorea) in Sydenham chorea

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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

  • Arthritis
  • Athetosis
  • Benign hereditary chorea
  • Carditis
  • Chorea gravidarum
  • Huntington-disease-like neurodegenerative disorder
  • Juvenile Huntington disease
  • Neuroacanthocytosis
  • Obsessive-compulsive behavior
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Paroxysmal choreas
  • Paroxysmal exercise-induced dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal hypnogenic dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia
  • Paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia
  • Postcardiopulmonary bypass chorea
  • Rheumatic chorea
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis
  • Wilson disease