Tetrabenazine for hyperglycemic‐induced hemichorea–hemiballismus

@article{Sitburana2006TetrabenazineFH,
  title={Tetrabenazine for hyperglycemic‐induced hemichorea–hemiballismus},
  author={Oraporn Sitburana and William G Ondo},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={21}
}
We reported a 74‐year‐old woman with new‐onset diabetes mellitus who presented with the sudden onset of mild left hemiparesis and marked left hemichorea–hemiballismus. Brain CT scan and MRI showed T1W, T2W, and DWI lesions in the right putamen and caudate, which have been previously reported in cases of hyperglycemic‐induced hemichorea–hemiballismus (HIHH). The patient dramatically responded to tetrabenazine within a day. Subsequent dose reductions lead to a reemergence of symptoms… 

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