Sydenham's chorea

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Sydenham's chorea

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The terms "Sydenham's chorea" returned 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Persistent Sydenham's chorea is not associated with sustained lymphocyte dysfunction.
 

Author(s): Karen Cecília de Lima Torres, Natália Pessoa Rocha, Vítor Bortolo de Rezende, Walderez Ornelas Dutra, Kenneth John Gollob, Francisco Cardoso, Antonio Lucio Teixeira

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016 Jan;74(1):5-9.

 

The mechanisms involved in the symptoms of Sydenham's chorea (SC) remain obscure. Taking into account the autoreactive antibody-mediated hypothesis of SC pathogenesis, the persistence of chorea may be associated with increased levels of B1 lymphocytes and other lymphocyte subsets. ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2016

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Sydenham's chorea: beyond involuntary movements.
 

Author(s): Antonio Lucio Teixeira

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Jan;58(1):5-6.

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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Neuronal antibody biomarkers for Sydenham's chorea identify a new group of children with chronic recurrent episodic acute exacerbations of tic and obsessive compulsive symptoms following a streptococcal infection.
 

Author(s): Harvey S Singer, Adda Mascaro-Blanco, Kathy Alvarez, Christina Morris-Berry, Ivana Kawikova, Hilla Ben-Pazi, Carol B Thompson, Syed F Ali, Edward L Kaplan, Madeleine W Cunningham

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Several autoantibodies (anti-dopamine 1 (D1R) and 2 (D2R) receptors, anti-tubulin, anti-lysoganglioside-GM1) and antibody-mediated activation of calcium calmodulin dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) signaling activity are elevated in children with Sydenham's chorea (SC). Recognizing ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2015

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The terms "Sydenham's chorea" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neuropsychiatric manifestations of Sydenham's chorea: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Mallika Punukollu, Nadine Mushet, Marisa Linney, Colm Hennessy, Michael Morton

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Jan;58(1):16-28.

 

Sydenham's chorea is a post-streptococcal, autoimmune, neuropsychiatric movement disorder. Sydenham's chorea is a major criterion for diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever with the implication of potential long-term sequelae including cardiac complications. It is well established that ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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Sydenham's chorea in a family with Huntington's disease: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Rita Santos-Silva, Susana Corujeira, Ana Filipe Almeida, Sofia Granja, Cláudia Moura, Inês Azevedo, Miguel Leão, Ana Maia

Journal: Sao Paulo Med J. 2011 ;129(4):267-70.

 

Sydenham's chorea affects almost 30% of patients with acute rheumatic fever. It is more frequent in females and is rare in the first decade of life, and genetic vulnerability underlies it. Because of easy access to antibiotics, it is now rare in so-called developed countries.

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2011

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Sydenham's chorea--clinical and therapeutic update 320 years down the line.
 

Author(s): Kathleen Walker, John Lawrenson, Jo M Wilmshurst

Journal: S. Afr. Med. J.. 2006 Sep;96(9 Pt 2):906-12.

 

Last Updated: 1 Nov 2006

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