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I know a patient with chorea gravidarum. does anyone have an experience with this?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
I think so: I believe you are describing a movement disorder as a result of complications during pregnancy. Women who suffer toxemia during pregnancy can suffer damage to their basal ganglia in their brain. This can leave them with a movement disorder similar to parkinson's disease.

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