Causes and Management

  • Federico E. Micheli
  • Peter A. LeWitt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Peter A. LeWitt
    Pages 1-9
  3. Carlos Zúñiga-Ramírez, Héctor Alberto González-Usigli
    Pages 11-29
  4. Andreas Hermann
    Pages 31-55
  5. Francisco Cardoso
    Pages 57-69
  6. Claudia Perandones, Ignacio Muñoz-Sanjuan
    Pages 101-126
  7. Susanne A. Schneider, Felix Gövert
    Pages 127-144
  8. Hans H. Jung
    Pages 145-153
  9. Vanderci Borges, Roberta Arb Saba
    Pages 155-170
  10. Nardocci Nardo, Vanessa Cavallera, Luisa Chiapparini, Giovanna Zorzi
    Pages 171-198
  11. Hiroaki Miyajima
    Pages 199-209
  12. Hélio A. Ghizoni Teive, Renato Puppi Munhoz
    Pages 211-219
  13. Marie-Claire Porter, Simon Mead
    Pages 221-236
  14. Mônica Santoro Haddad
    Pages 237-247
  15. Federico E. Micheli
    Pages 249-278
  16. Jon Snider, Roger L. Albin
    Pages 279-294
  17. Raul Martinez-Fernandez, Elena Moro
    Pages 295-334
  18. Emilio Fernández-Alvarez
    Pages 335-352
  19. Juan Carlos Giugni, Daniel Martínez-Ramírez, Ramon L. Rodríguez-Cruz
    Pages 353-361
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 363-372

About this book


Chorea: Causes and Management provides a comprehensive and timely update for the wide variety of neurological conditions, both inherited and acquired, which result in this common hyperkinetic movement disorder.

This book describes in detail the latest clinical and etiological information regarding chorea. Management strategies, pathophysiology, and associated medical and psychiatric problems associated with chorea are also addressed. The nineteen chapters are contributed by internationally-recognized authors working at the forefront of research in the specific disorders linked to chorea.

Chorea: Causes and Management is aimed at an audience of neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, specialists in medical genetics, clinical and basic researchers in neurosciences, and generalist clinical physicians with an interest in movement disorders.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Federico E. Micheli
    • 1
  • Peter A. LeWitt
    • 2
  1. 1.Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Program and Neurology DepartmentHospital de Clínicas, José de San MartínBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders ProgramHenry Ford West Bloomfield HospitalWest BloomfieldUSA

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