Chorea gravidarum

  title={Chorea gravidarum},
  author={Latha Mageswari Palanivelu},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  pages={310 - 310}
  • L. Palanivelu
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
A 20-year-old primipara, of Pakistani origin was referred to the antenatal clinic at term for abnormal involuntary movements and being small for dates. The abnormal movements started around 16-weeks’ gestation in both arms and legs. It gradually became worse with increasing difficulty in eating and drinking. She denied any loss of sensation, weakness or convulsions. There was no history of rheumatic fever, neurological problems or any other major illness apart from depression, in the past… Expand

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