Sydenham's chorea

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What is Sydenham's chorea?

Sydenham's chorea is characterized by involuntary brief, random and irregular movements of the limbs and face, emotional lability, and hypotonia. It is a common site of acute rheumatic fever. However, it may also be associated with post-infectious syndromes and primary immune disorders.

Common symptoms reported by people with Sydenham's chorea

Common symptoms
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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Sydenham's chorea

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Who has Sydenham's chorea on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Sydenham's chorea patients who have completed their condition history
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