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Title Chorea : causes and management / edited by Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt
Published London : Springer, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xv, 372 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents A Clinician's Approach to Chorea -- Benign Hereditary Chorea -- Chorea-Acanthocytosis -- Sydenham's Chorea -- Huntington's Disease: Clinical Phenotypes and Therapeutics -- Huntington's Disease: Molecular Pathogenesis and New Therapeutic Perspectives -- Huntington Disease and Huntington Disease-Like Syndromes: An Overview -- McLeod Syndrome -- Neuroferritinopathy -- Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation -- Aceruloplasminemia -- Chorea in Inherited Ataxias -- Chorea in Prion Diseases -- Inherited Metabolic Disorders Causing Chorea -- Drug-Induced Chorea --Structural Causes of Chorea -- Chorea: A Surgical Approach -- Chorea in Childhood -- Psychogenic Chorea
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 10, 2014)
Subject Chorea.
Chorea -- Treatment
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Micheli, Federico E., editor
LeWitt, Peter, editor
ISBN 9781447164555