Pearls & Oy-sters: resolution of hemichorea following endarterectomy for severe carotid stenosis


Galea, Ian, Norwood, Fiona, Phillips, Michael J., Shearman, Cliff P., McMonagle, Paul and Gibb, William R.G. (2008) Pearls & Oy-sters: resolution of hemichorea following endarterectomy for severe carotid stenosis. Neurology, 71, (24), e80-e82. (doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000336975.80810.74). (PMID:19064875).

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Description/Abstract

Carotid artery stenosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of unilateral chorea, even in the absence of preceding presentation with stroke or transient ischaemic attacks.

Carotid endarterectomy may reduce contralateral chorea in patients with critical carotid artery stenosis.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0028-3878 (print)
1526-632X (electronic)
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Clinical Neurosciences
Faculty of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Immunity
ePrint ID: 67056
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:48
Contact Email Address: I.Galea@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/67056

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