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Chorea

Chorea: Introduction

Chorea: The occurrence of rapid, jerky, dyskinetic movements that are involuntary. See detailed information below for a list of 119 causes of Chorea, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Chorea:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chorea. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Chorea

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Causes of Types of Chorea:

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Chorea: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Chorea, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Chorea Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Chorea may include:

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Chorea: Animations

Chorea: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Chorea may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chorea

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Chorea: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Chorea

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Chorea: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Chorea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Chorea listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Chorea as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Chorea

Chorea is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary spasmodic movements of the body. Movements are jerky and arrhythmic, and may involve the whole body. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Chorea Information Page: NINDS)

Chorea is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary spasmodic movements of the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Chorea Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Chorea:

Ceaseless occurrence of rapid, highly complex jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Ceaseless occurrence of rapid, highly complex jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Chorea:

The list of organs typically affected by Chorea may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Chorea

The list below shows some of the causes of Chorea mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Chorea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Chorea. Of the 119 causes of Chorea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 6 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 106 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chorea:

The following list of conditions have 'Chorea' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Chorea:

The following list of medical conditions have Chorea or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Chorea?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Chorea, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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What are the alternative names for Chorea:

Choreiform movement, Choreoathetoid movements, Choreoathetosis, Athetosis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Chorea:

Medical Conditions associated with Chorea:

Muscle spasms (929 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Chorea:

Seizures (2418 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Tics (20 causes), Twitches (57 causes), Myoclonus (149 causes), Huntington's disease (2 causes), Wilson's disease (2 causes), Oral contraception, Pregnancy (699 causes), Polycythemia (68 causes), Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 causes), Sydenham's chorea (5 causes), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Hypoparathyroidism (39 causes)

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