Disease Information for Chorea gravidarum

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Facial grimacing
Facial tic
Tongue movements/involuntary
Abnormal movements/involuntary
Action Tremor
Athetosis
Chorea signs
Choreoathetoid movement
Choreoathetosis
Clumsiness/poor coordination
CNS symptoms/signs
Dropping things
Dysarthria
Dystonia
Extrapyramidal signs
Finger to nose test abnormality
Habit tic/shrugging shoulders
Hand tremors
Hyperkinetic Movement Disorder
Intelligence normal
Involuntary movements
Movement or gait disorder/signs
One arm movement disorder
Raised arms/hyperpronated position/sign
Slow speech
Tics/sign
Tremor
Tremor,coarse
Tremor,intention
Tremor,resting
Peculiar respiratory/grunts noises
Difficulty Talking
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Population Caucasian/White
Established Disease Population
Patient/Rheumatic fever
Patient/Pregnancy/primigravida
Patient/Pregnant first trimester
Population Group
Woman
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child-bearing age women
Population/Female
Population/Female-only/limit
Population/Woman patient
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Serum specific antibodies increased
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ASOT/Anti-streptolysin-O titer (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Tardive dyskinesia syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Chorea gravidarum
Chorea, Sydenham's
Dyskinesia
Extrapyramidal disease/manifestation
Habit spasm/tic
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Pregnancy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Fetal/conceptual products (category)
CLASS/Basal ganglia lesion/involvement/disorders (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Corpus striatum lesion/disorder
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Movement disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Post-infectious disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
PROCESS/Pregnancy disorders (ex).
PROCESS/Hyperkinetic Movement disorders
Definition

A rare disorder characterized by the development of chorea, athetosis, and/or hemiballismus during pregnancy. RHEUMATIC FEVER and collagen vascular disorders are frequently associated with this disease. Chorea may vary from mild to severe and occurs in approximately 1 per 2,000 to 3,000 pregnancies. (From Md Med J 1997 Sep;46(8):436-9)

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