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Complications of Sydenham chorea

Complications list for Sydenham chorea:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Sydenham chorea includes:

  • Most children recover without serious complications
  • Relapses of streptococcal infection
  • Rheumatism - about a third of cases
  • Rheumatic fever - the complications of an associated rheumatic fever are possible.
  • Death due to cardiac complications

See also the symptoms of Sydenham chorea and Sydenham chorea: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Sydenham chorea from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Sydenham chorea and Sydenham chorea: Introduction.

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About complications:

Complications of Sydenham chorea are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Sydenham chorea. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Sydenham chorea and complications of Sydenham chorea is unclear or arbitrary.


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