Chorea

Danssjuka

Svensk definition

Ofrivilliga, snabba och ryckiga kroppsrörelser, som kan vara nästan omärkliga eller bli sammanhängande och påtagligt förändra det normala rörelsemönstret. Hypotoni och pendlingsreflexer hör ofta till. Tillstånd som präglas av återkommande eller ihållande koreiforma episoder som primära sjukdomssymtom hänförs till "koreatiska störningar". Danssjuka (chorea) är också en vanlig manifestation av basalgangliesjukdomar.

Engelsk definition

Involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. Hypotonia and pendular reflexes are often associated. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of chorea as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as CHOREATIC DISORDERS. Chorea is also a frequent manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.

Svenska synonymer

Sydenhams korea Korea Sankt Veits-dans

Engelska synonymer

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