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Signs of Sydenham chorea

Symptoms of Sydenham chorea

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Sydenham chorea may include:

Note that Sydenham chorea symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Sydenham chorea signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Sydenham chorea:

The symptoms may appear gradually or suddenly, and may include muscle weakness, hypotonia (decreased muscle tone), and clumsiness. The symptoms vary in severity--from mild cases in which there is restlessness, facial grimacing, and a slight degree of incoordination of movements, to severe cases involving involuntary movements that incapacitate the child. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information Page: NINDS)

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What are the signs of Sydenham chorea?

The phrase "signs of Sydenham chorea" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Sydenham chorea that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Sydenham chorea" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Sydenham chorea.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Sydenham chorea. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Sydenham chorea has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Sydenham chorea signs or Sydenham chorea symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Sydenham chorea may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Sydenham chorea symptoms.


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