Sydenham's Chorea is a disorder that primarily affects children. It is associated with Rheumatic Fever, which is caused by a streptococcus group A bacteria. The disease causes emotional instability, purposeless movements, and muscular weakness. It is also know as St. Vitus' Dance.
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- NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information Sydenham Chorea (St. Vitus' Dance) information sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
- MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Sydenham Chorea Also known as St. Vitus Dance. Includes symptoms, cause, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention.