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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0008489

NCI Thesaurus Code: C84633  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: A neurological condition affecting the involuntary movements. It is characterized by brief, non-repetitive irregular muscle contractions. It is seen in patients with Huntington's disease.

HPO Definition: Chorea (Greek for 'dance') refers to widespread arrhythmic involuntary movements of a forcible, jerky and restless fashion. [HPO:curators]

NICHD Definition: A movement disorder affecting the limbs, trunk, and facial muscles that is characterized by involuntary, unpredictable jerking movements.

CSP Definition: ceaseless occurrence of rapid, highly complex jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.

MSH Definition: Involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. Hypotonia and pendular reflexes are often associated. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of chorea as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as CHOREATIC DISORDERS. Chorea is also a frequent manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Chorea (finding)
Chorea [Disease/Finding]
Chorea Disorders
Chorea Disorder
CHOREA DIS
Chorea NOS
Chorea Syndromes
Chorea Syndrome
Choreas
Choreatic Disorders
Choreatic Disorder
CHOREATIC DIS
Choreatic Syndromes
Choreatic Syndrome
chorea
Choreic movements
Choreic Movement
Choreiform movements
Choreiform Movement
Disorder, Choreatic
Disorder, Chorea
Disorders, Choreatic
Disorders, Chorea
Movement, Choreic
Movement, Choreiform
Movements, Choreic
Movements, Choreiform
Syndrome, Choreatic
Syndrome, Chorea
Syndromes, Choreatic
Syndromes, Chorea

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C84633 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN choreoathetosis = CHOREA (IM) + ATHETOSIS (IM); MORVAN'S CHOREA see MYOKYMIA and CHOREATIC DISORDERS are also available MSH
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source MedDRA NCI
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID XM045 SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 2057-3278 CSP
DX 19630101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 1963; for CHOREATIC DISORDERS; CHOREA, BENIGN HERIDITARY; CHOREA, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE; CHOREA, RHEUMATIC; CHOREA, SENILE; DYSKINESIAS, PAROXYSMAL; & HEREDITARY CHOREA use CHOREATIC DISORDERS 2000-2007 MSH
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. Hypotonia and pendular reflexes are often associated. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of chorea as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as CHOREATIC DISORDERS. Chorea is also a frequent manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D002819 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Chorea NDFRT
MESH_UI M0004335 NDFRT
MMR 20120703 MSH
MN C10.228.662.262.249 MSH
MN C10.597.350.250 MSH
MN C23.888.592.350.250 MSH
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Chorea NCI
NUI N0000000772 NDFRT
PM 1963; for CHOREATIC DISORDERS; CHOREA, BENIGN HERIDITARY; CHOREA, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE; CHOREA, RHEUMATIC; CHOREA, SENILE; DYSKINESIAS, PAROXYSMAL; & HEREDITARY CHOREA use CHOREATIC DISORDERS 2000-2007 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10008748$10008752$10028037$10029205$Chorea$Choreiform movements$Movement disorders (incl parkinsonism)$Nervous system disorders MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10029205 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RXAUI 3133094 RXNORM
RXAUI 3133104 RXNORM
RXAUI 3133136 RXNORM
RXAUI 3133138 RXNORM
RXAUI 3286944 RXNORM
RXAUI 3286945 RXNORM
RXAUI 3286947 RXNORM
RXAUI 3286948 RXNORM
RXCUI 1022990 RXNORM
SID HP:0002397 HPO
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 10.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT A MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 4 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 5 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 10.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 2 MDR
SMQ_TERM_STATUS A MDR
SMQ_TERM_WEIGHT 0 MDR
SNOMED_CID 271700006 NDFRT
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS G25.5 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~G25.5 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS G25.5 | DESCENDANTS NOT EXHAUSTIVELY MAPPED SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~G25.5 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM045 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T008216 MSH
TERMUI T358355 MSH
TERMUI T367081 MSH
TERMUI T367082 MSH
TERMUI T367083 MSH
TERMUI T372164 MSH
TERMUI T372165 MSH
TH NLM (1963) MSH
TH NLM (2000) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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