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Sequential photographs of a girl with Sydenham's chorea ("chorea minor") who was told to "stand still"

Photographs by German internist Friedrich Pineles (1868-1936) at the Medical Clinic in Heidelberg, c 1915. (Source: Pineles F. Hyperkinetic diseases: Infectious chorea. In: Burr CW, editor. Text-Book on Nervous Diseases. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1915:811-6. Illustration restored and edited by Dr. Douglas J Lanska.)

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