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Disease Chorea Gravidarum

Name Chorea Gravidarum
Synonyms Chorea Gravidarums | Chorea, Pregnancy Induced | Chorea, Pregnancy-Induced | Choreas, Pregnancy-Induced | Choreoathetoses, Pregnancy-Associated | Choreoathetosis, Pregnancy Associated | Choreoathetosis, Pregnancy-Associated | Gravidarum, Chorea | Pregnancy-Associated Choreoathetoses | Pregnancy-Associated Choreoathetosis | Pregnancy-Induced Chorea | Pregnancy-Induced Choreas
Definition A rare movement disorder developed during PREGNANCY, characterized by involuntary jerky motion (CHOREA) and inability to maintain stable position of body parts (ATHETOSIS). RHEUMATIC FEVER and collagen vascular disorders are frequently associated with this disease. Chorea may vary from mild to severe and occurs in approximately 1 per 2,000 to 3,000 pregnancies. (From Md Med J 1997 Sep;46(8):436-9)
Categories Nervous system disease | Pregnancy complication
MeSH® ID D020150
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Basal Ganglia Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Chorea Gravidarum
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Movement Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyskinesias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Chorea Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chorea Gravidarum
3. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Chorea Gravidarum

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