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Causes of Chorea

Behavioral

  • Tourette
  • Behavioral or emotional disorders

Autoimmune or inflammatory

Cerebrovascular

Infectious

  • AIDS-related
  • Cruetzfeld-Jakob disease or other prion disease
  • Diphtheria
  • Legionnaire disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Neurosyphilis
  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Tuberculosis

Metabolic/Endocrine

Drugs & Toxins

Paraneoplastic

  • Neoplasm with basal ganglia involvement
  • Small-cell lung cancer
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