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Global Journal of Medical and Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2455-5282

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Case Report PTZAID: GJMCCR-1-108

Chorea: Secondary to Non-Ketotic Hyperglycemia: A Case Report

Krishna Sundeep A*, Durga Hari Prasad D, Varun P, Lalith Kumar P, Ramakrishna Rao M

Chorea associated with non-ketotic hyperglycaemia is an uncommon dyskinetic syndrome in uncontrolled or undiagnosed diabetes. Various theories are postulated but the underlying mechanism remains poorly understood. We report a 70-year-old man suffering from sudden choreodystonic movements and undiagnosed hyperglycemia. It always marks the importance of screening for diabetes as a cause of acute onset of hyperkinetic disorders. 

Published on: Aug 28, 2014 Pages: 25-26

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