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Symptomatic treatment Despite more sydeenham three centuries of experience there is still no globally accepted protocol to treat SC. Twenty articles which focused on the management are summarized in Table 1. Immunological treatments The presence of antibodies reactive with neuronal tissue in the serum of patients with SC indicates that the condition is a humorally mediated autoimmune condition [ Paz et al.

SC is the commonest form of acquired chorea.

It is not recommended in children less than 3 years old. Clinical presentation The clinical features of SC include both neurological abnormalities and psychiatric disorders. Unlike in Huntington’s diseasewhich is generally of coreea onset sydneham associated with an unremitting autosomal dominant movement disorder and dementia, neuroimaging in Sydenham’s chorea is normal and other family members are unaffected. Cardoso recommended that patients who present with severe chorea particularly chorea paralytica, in which the muscle tone is so decreased that patients are bedridden should be treated with risperidone [ Cardoso, ].

The six children who received valproic acid and the five children treated with carbamazepine did well with no side effects compared with the seven patients on haloperidol of whom only three improved [ Pena et al. This is consistent with the current knowledge that most of the RF symptoms appear about 10 days after the streptococcal infection, whereas SC occurs typically 2—3 months after infection.


Int J Cardiol There are many causes of childhood chorea, including cerebrovascular accidents, collagen vascular diseases, drug intoxicationhyperthyroidism, Wilson’s diseaseHuntington’s diseaseabetalipoproteinemia, Fahr disease, biotin-thiamine-responsive basal ganglia disease due to mutations in the SLC19A3 gene, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and infectious agents. Despite more than three centuries of experience there is still no globally accepted protocol to treat SC.

Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Sydenham’s chorea is more common in females than males and most patients are children, below 16 years of age.

A search in NLM Gateway http: Management of comorbid psychopathologies are important, as the condition is very distressing for the child and the family. Support Center Support Center. This research received no sydenhm grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

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Historical authorities in paediatrics, such as Walter Butler Cheadle and Octavius Sturgesworked at London’s Hospital for Sick Children, and their clinical notes help elucidate how the typical case of SC was defined.

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Sydenham’s chorea – Wikipedia

Valproic acid is recommended as the first-line agent in the treatment of SC [ Cardoso, ], especially in severe cases of SC where trials with haloperidol and diazepam have failed [ Alvarez and Novak, ]. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat A higher number of cases were admitted during the colder months, consistent with the reference epidemiological report on chorea at the end of the century.


In resource-poor countries, the burden of disease remains high. Valproate enhances the action of GABA. Sydenham’s chorea SC or chorea minor historically and traditionally referred to as St Vitus ‘ dance is a disorder characterized by rapid, uncoordinated jerking movements primarily affecting the face, hands and feet.


SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Treatments have ranged from bleeding, purging, hyperthermia, anti-inflammatory agents, sedation and sydehnam a variety of oral pharmacotherapy is prescribed [ Gordan, ]. Evidence of recent streptococcal infection as reflected by a raised antistreptolysin titre or a raised sjdenham titre varies in different regions, but was demonstrated in studies from Turkey and Australia [ Demiroren et al.

Medline search extended sydejham until Gamma aminobutyric acid GABA dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin all play a role. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Fifty percent of patients with acute Sydenham’s chorea spontaneously recover after two to six sydenuam whilst mild or moderate chorea or other motor symptoms can persist for up to and over two years in some cases.

Show all Show less. Classical descriptions of SC indicate that it is benign and self-limiting [Carapetis et al.