Clinical and Neuroimaging Findings of Sydenham's Chorea


Ekici A., Yakut A., Yimenicioglu S., ÇARMAN K. B. , ŞAYLISOY S.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.24, no.3, pp.300-306, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.300-306
  • Keywords: Sydenham's Chorea, MRI Findings, Chorea Paralytica, Corticosteroids, ACUTE RHEUMATIC-FEVER, OF-THE-LITERATURE, CORTICOSTEROID TREATMENT, FOLLOW-UP, CHILDREN, PATHOGENESIS, DISORDERS, DIAGNOSIS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Sydenham's chorea (SC) is thought to be an autoimmune disorder. MRI is generally used to exclude other causes of chorea. There are no typically defined MRI features of SC. In this study we aimed to determine clinical and neuroimaging findings of SC.