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Further references to Sydenham chorea

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Sydenham chorea is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sydenham chorea, or a subtype of Sydenham chorea, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Other References

Swedo, S, et. al.
Sydenham's Chorea: Physical and Psychological Symptoms of St. Vitus Dance. Pediatrics, 91:4; 706-713 (April 1993).

Berkow, R (ed).
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. vol. II, 16th edition, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, pp. 678-679 (1992).

Thoene, J (ed).
Physicians' Guide to Rare Diseases. Dowden Publishing Co., Inc., Montvale, NJ, p. 443 (1992).

Bradley, W, et al (eds).
Neurology in Clinical Practice: Principles of Diagnosis and Management. vol. II, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, p. 1584 (1991).

Dajer, T.
Saint Vitus's Dance. Discover, pp. 86, 88, 90 (March 1990).

Joynt, R (ed).
Clinical Neurology. vol. 3, Chapter 38, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, pp. 67-69 (1990).

Shannon, K, and Fenichel, G.
Pimozide Treatment of Sydenham's Chorea. Neurology, 50; 186 (1990). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information Page: NINDS)

 

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