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A case report: chorea gravidarum

Authors:Sheela SR , Gomathy E , Anitha NPG
Int J Biol Med Res. 2011; 2(3): 814-815  |  PDF File


Chorea gravidarum is the term given to chorea occurring during pregnancy. It is not an etiologically or pathologically distinct morbid entity, but a generic term for chorea of any etiology. We report a case of Chorea Gravidarum who doesn’t have the past h/o Rheumatic fever, Sydenham’s chorea in childhood. Factors associated with recurrence of chorea, their aggrevating factors during pregnancy and its management have been discussed.