Sydenham's chorea

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Sydenham's chorea:

see choreachorea
or St. Vitus's dance,
acute disturbance of the central nervous system characterized by involuntary muscular movements of the face and extremities. The disease, known also as Sydenham's chorea (not to be confused with Huntington's disease, a hereditary disease of
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Sydenham's chorea

[′sīd·ən‚hamzkə′rē·ə]
(medicine)