Transient hemichorea/hemiballismus associated with new onset hyperglycemia.

  title={Transient hemichorea/hemiballismus associated with new onset hyperglycemia.},
  author={Gal Ifergane and Rafik Masalha and Yuval O. Herishanu},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={28 4},
OBJECTIVE To describe three patients suffering from transient hemichorea/hemiballismus associated with hyperglycemia, review previous reports and propose a possible pathophysiological explanation for this phenomenon. RESULTS Our original cases and previously reported ones reveal a uniform syndrome: mostly female patients (F/M ratio of 11/2), 50-80 years old, usually with no previous history of diabetes mellitus (9/13), develop choreic or ballistic movements on one side of the body over a… CONTINUE READING
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