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Chorea Gravidarum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chorea Gravidarum
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.079.294
C10.228.662.262.249.500
C12.050.703.141
Unique ID
D020150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020150
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
A rare movement disorder developed during PREGNANCY, characterized by involuntary jerky motion (CHOREA) and inability to maintain stable position of body parts (ATHETOSIS). RHEUMATIC FEVER and collagen vascular disorders are frequently associated with this disease. Chorea may vary from mild to severe and occurs in approximately 1 per 2,000 to 3,000 pregnancies. (From Md Med J 1997 Sep;46(8):436-9)
Entry Term(s)
Chorea, Pregnancy-Induced
Choreoathetosis, Pregnancy-Associated
Previous Indexing
Chorea/diagnosis (1966-1999)
Pregnancy Complications/diagnosis (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Chorea Gravidarum Preferred
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