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Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

Inflammation, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Related Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1007/7854_2020_210 10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.03.007
Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences; Meyer J

Feb 24th, 2021 - Initial reports supporting the possibility of inflammation in the brain in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) evolved from the models of Sydenham's Chorea, and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS),...

False-Negative Tests in Huntington's Disease: a new variant within primer hybridization...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ene.14772
European Journal of Neurology; Dulski J, Sulek A et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Huntington's disease (HD) is an autosomal-dominant neurodegenerative disease, characterized by a triad of motor (most often chorea), cognitive and neuropsychiatric disturbances 1 . It is caused by a CAG trinucleotide repeat expansion in exon 1 of ...

State-of-the-art pharmacological approaches to reduce chorea in Huntington's disease.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14656566.2021.1876666
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy; Gibson JS, Claassen DO

Feb 8th, 2021 - Introduction Chorea is a common motor manifestation of Huntington's disease (HD). Two vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (VMAT-2) inhibitors have been approved by the FDA for treatment of HD chorea, and a third is currently being assessed in a...

Risk factors and prognosis of adult-onset post-pump chorea.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2021.117328
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Ahn JH, Song J et. al.

Jan 30th, 2021 - Post-pump chorea (PPC), defined as the development of chorea after major cardiac surgery utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), has been rarely reported in adults. We compared 17 patients with adult-onset PPC to controls who did not develop chore...

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Guidelines  3 results

Levodopa-induced dyskinesia: clinical features, incidence, and risk factors
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00702-018-1900-6
Neurology and Preclinical Neurological Studies;

Jul 2nd, 2018 - Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease have been controlled with levodopa for many years; however, motor complications consisting of wearing off of medication effect and dyskinesias tend to occur within a few years of starting levodopa. Motor complicatio...

Evidence-based guideline: pharmacologic treatment of chorea in Huntington disease: repo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3413759
Neurology Armstrong MJ, Miyasaki JM et. al.

Jul 20th, 2012 - To develop an evidence-based guideline assessing pharmacologic options for treating Huntington disease (HD) chorea. We evaluated available evidence from a structured literature review performed through February 2011. If HD chorea requires treatmen...

Prominent Oromandibular Dystonia as Levodopa-induced Dyskinesia in Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/mdc3.12759
Movement Disorders;

Levodopa‐induced dyskinesia (LID) is a recognized motor response complication affecting 30% to 80% of patients with Parkinson's disease on chronic levodopa (l‐dopa) therapy.1, 2 It is typically choreiform, and involves all parts of the body, espec...

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Drugs  37 results see all →

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Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

Inflammation, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Related Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1007/7854_2020_210 10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.03.007
Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences; Meyer J

Feb 24th, 2021 - Initial reports supporting the possibility of inflammation in the brain in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) evolved from the models of Sydenham's Chorea, and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS),...

Phenobarbital sodium - phenobarbital sodium injection-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5386deb1-9ccb-48ee-a0c8-4c0401608318

Feb 15th, 2021 - Sedative. Sedation is obtainable within an hour, and in adequate dosage, the duration of action is more than six hours. Included in the more common conditions in which the sedative action of this class of drugs is desired are anxiety-tension state...

Phenobarbital sodium - phenobarbital sodium injection-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=549ddfb4-576b-4dc9-8f38-48acf906bae5

Feb 14th, 2021 - Sedative. Sedation is obtainable within an hour, and in adequate dosage, the duration of action is more than six hours. Included in the more common conditions in which the sedative action of this class of drugs is desired are anxiety-tension state...

False-Negative Tests in Huntington's Disease: a new variant within primer hybridization...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ene.14772
European Journal of Neurology; Dulski J, Sulek A et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Huntington's disease (HD) is an autosomal-dominant neurodegenerative disease, characterized by a triad of motor (most often chorea), cognitive and neuropsychiatric disturbances 1 . It is caused by a CAG trinucleotide repeat expansion in exon 1 of ...

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News  51 results

Fast Five Quiz: Huntington Disease Signs and Symptoms
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/929783_6

May 26th, 2020 - Initiation of saccadic movements is slow and uncoordinated, and smooth pursuit is interrupted by saccadic intrusions. Patients are unable to inhibit saccades toward a peripheral stimulus when instructed to look in the opposite direction. Eye movem...

Fast Five Quiz: Huntington Disease
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/929780_3

May 26th, 2020 - The initial stages of Huntington disease are often characterized by deficits in short-term memory. This is frequently followed by motor dysfunction and a variety of cognitive changes, including diminished verbal fluency and problems with attention...

Fast Five Quiz: Huntington Disease
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/929780

May 26th, 2020 - Huntington disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder named after Dr George Huntington, who in 1872 reported his observations of dementia and chorea that ran in families on the East End of Long Island, New York. The disease is now known ...

Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Differential Diagnosis
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/923959_3

Feb 20th, 2020 - Postural instability frequently occurs in patients with Huntington disease, but it is uncommon in patients with neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia. Unlike tardive dyskinesia, Huntington disease appears with chorea (derived from the Greek word ...

The angry disciple
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/197698/neurology/angry-disciple/page/0/2?channel=41019

Apr 1st, 2019 - Psychiatric manifestations of Huntington’s disease Huntington’s disease is characterized by motor, cognitive, and behavioral disturbances (Table 22,4). Motor symptoms include a characteristic and well-recognized chorea, often predominating earlier.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →