Sydenham's Chorea is a disorder that primarily affects children. It is associated with Rheumatic Fever, which is caused by a streptococcus group A bacteria. The disease causes emotional instability, purposeless movements, and muscular weakness. It is also know as St. Vitus' Dance.
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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Sydenham Chorea
Also known as St. Vitus Dance. Includes symptoms, cause, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention.
NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information
Sydenham Chorea (St. Vitus' Dance) information sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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