Chorea

A type of dyskinesia (abnormal movement), characterised by continuing, rapid, dance-like movements. May result from high doses of levodopa and/or long term levodopa therapy.

Chorea

[Greek choreia = `dance`] Poorly controlled skeletal movements, giving rise to irregular and involuntary lurching while walking, as well as intermittent grimacing.
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Chorea

Chorea (or choreia, occasionally) is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder, one of a group of neurological disorders called dyskinesias. The term chorea is derived from the Greek word χορεία (=dance; see choreia), as the quick movements of the feet or hands are comparable to dancing. The term hemichorea refers to chorea of one side of th...
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chorea

(kә-re´ә) the ceaseless occurrence of rapid, jerky involuntary movements. adj., chore´ic., adj. acute chorea Sydenham chorea. chronic chorea Huntington chorea. chorea gravidarum a type of Sydenham chorea ...
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chorea

(kuo-re;-ua) The occurrence of a wide variety of rapid, complex, jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but that are performed involuntarily.
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chorea

(L.; Gr. choreia dance) the ceaseless occurrence of a wide variety of rapid, highly complex, jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.
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chorea

[n] - any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
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Chorea

• (n.) St. Vitus`s dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings and other involuntary movements of the muscles or limbs.
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chorea

noun any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
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Chorea

Cho·re'a noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... dance.] (Medicine) St. Vitus's dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings and other involuntary movements of the muscles or limbs.
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Chorea

a diseases of the nervous system, characterised by jerky movements chiefly of the face and extremities. Synonym: Saint Vitus' Dance
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CHOREA

A disorder, usually of childhood, characterized by irregular, spasmodic involuntary movements of the limbs or facial muscles.
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Chorea

A nervous disorcer. Also called St. Vitus' Dance
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Chorea

A nervous jerking caused by involuntary contractions of the muscles (may be caused by distemper and/or hepatitis).
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Chorea

A nervous jerking caused by involuntary contractions of the muscles (may be caused by distemper or hepatitis).
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Chorea

A neuromuscular condition, with twitching and spastic muscle control.
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Chorea

abnormal movement disorder which is characterised by jerky dance-like movements of the affected parts
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chorea

Abnormal, nonrepetitive, involuntary movements of the limbs, body, and face. Chorea may start with clumsiness, but later uncontrollable and bizarre movements occur. It is a disease of basal ganglia. Sydenham's chorea, or Saint Vitus' dance, is a childhood illness associated with streptococcus infect...
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Chorea

Any of several diseases of the nervous system, characterized by jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily, chiefly of the face and extremities. Also called: Saint Vitus' Dance.
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Chorea

Any of several diseases of the nervous system, characterized by jerky movements that appear to be we
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Chorea

Any of several diseases of the nervous system, characterized by jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily, chiefly of the face and extremities. Synonym
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chorea

chorea (kurē'u, kō–) or St. Vitus's dance,acute disturbance of the central nervous system characterized by involuntary muscular movements of the face and extremities. The disease, known also as Sydenham's chorea (not to be confused with Huntington's disease, a hereditary diseas...
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Chorea

Chorea: Ceaseless rapid complex body movements that look well coordinated and purposeful but are, in fact, involuntary. Chorea was thought suggestive of a grotesque dance. The term 'chorea' is derived from the Greek word 'choreia' for dancing (as is choreography).
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chorea

Condition featuring involuntary movements of the face muscles and limbs. It is seen in a number of neurological diseases, including Huntington's chorea
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chorea

in dogs, a disorder in which muscle spasms are prominent. It is usually associated with distemper, encephalitis, or other diseases and often appears ...
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