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Chorea MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Chorea
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.662.262.249
C10.597.350.250
C23.888.592.350.250
Unique ID
D002819
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002819
Annotation
choreoathetosis = CHOREA (IM) + ATHETOSIS (IM); MORVAN'S CHOREA see MYOKYMIA and CHOREATIC DISORDERS are also available
Scope Note
Involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. Hypotonia and pendular reflexes are often associated. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of chorea as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as CHOREATIC DISORDERS. Chorea is also a frequent manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Chorea Disorders
Chorea Syndromes
Chorea, Benign Hereditary
Chorea, Chronic Progressive
Chorea, Rheumatic
Chorea, Senile
Chorea, Sydenham
Choreatic Disorders
Choreatic Syndromes
Choreic Movement
Choreiform Movement
Dyskinesias, Paroxysmal
Hereditary Chorea
Hereditary Progressive Chorea Without Dementia
Paroxysmal Dyskinesias
Rheumatic Chorea
Senile Chorea
St. Vitus's Dance
Sydenham Chorea
Sydenham's Chorea
Public MeSH Note
1963; for CHOREATIC DISORDERS; CHOREA, BENIGN HERIDITARY; CHOREA, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE; CHOREA, RHEUMATIC; CHOREA, SENILE; DYSKINESIAS, PAROXYSMAL; & HEREDITARY CHOREA use CHOREATIC DISORDERS 2000-2007
History Note
1963; for CHOREATIC DISORDERS; CHOREA, BENIGN HERIDITARY; CHOREA, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE; CHOREA, RHEUMATIC; CHOREA, SENILE; DYSKINESIAS, PAROXYSMAL; & HEREDITARY CHOREA use CHOREATIC DISORDERS 2000-2007
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Chorea Preferred
Chorea, Chronic Progressive Narrower
Chorea, Rheumatic Narrower
Hereditary Chorea Narrower
Dyskinesias, Paroxysmal Narrower
Chorea, Benign Hereditary Narrower
Chorea, Senile Narrower
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