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


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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...


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