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Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep - Do you ever feel sleepy or "zone out" during the day? Do you find it hard to wake up? - NIH

Figure 1. Medical Journal on PANDAS/Sydenham's Chorea


Sydenham's Chorea, or St. Vitus's Dance — NEJM


Sydenham's chorea - Chorea minor


sydenham's chorea - Google Search


Sydenham's Chorea--- AKA "St. Vitus Dance". Non-fatal temporary condition in children that can occur as a complication w/ Rheumatic fever.


Sydenham's Chorea - is an acute but self-limited movement disorder that occurs most commonly in children between the ages of 5 and 15, and occasionally in pregnant women. It is closely associated with rheumatic fever following a throat infection. The disorder is named for Thomas Sydenham (1624–1689), an English doctor who first described it in 1686...


Research in 2004 suggested that the disease is due to an immune reaction. In this study, many of the people with encephalitis lethargica had experienced recent pharyngitis and the authors found some evidence linking the reaction to prior streptococcal throat. They hypothesised that encephalitis lethargica, Sydenham's chorea and PANDAS (pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections) are mediated by variations of the post-streptococcal immune…