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  MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Sydenham chorea
Sydenham chorea is a movement disorder associated with rheumatic fever.
Sydenham chorea is one of the major signs of acute rheumatic fever.
Sydenham chorea occurs most frequently in prepubescent girls but may be seen in boys.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001358.htm   (485 words)

  
 Thomas Sydenham (www.whonamedit.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sydenham never became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, he never held public office in a hospital, and was never appointed to a university chair.
Sydenham appeared to distrust all recent discoveries in anatomy, botany, and physiology, and seemed to have no knowledge of William Harvey’s (1578-1657) discovery of the circulation in 1628, nor of Richard Lower’s (1631-1691) blood transfusion in 1665, or Christopher Wren’s (1632-1723) injections in 1656.
Sydenham was characterized as an investigator free of prejudices.
www.whonamedit.com /doctor.cfm/1989.html   (3776 words)

  
 sydenham
Sydenham stayed in Oxford, becoming a Fellow of All Souls, until 1655 when he petitioned Cromwell for a gratuity as compensation for injuries received during the wars.
When Charles II was restored to the throne at the end of May 1660 Sydenham left for the continent and is thought to have studied at Montpellier.
Despite a sketchy formal medical education Sydenham passed three examinations to become a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians in 1663, a necessity for a London practice.
www.lshtm.ac.uk /library/archives/sydenham.html   (398 words)

  
 Sydenham's Chorea - Patient UK
Thomas Sydenham described chorea in 1686 in a work entitled Schedula monitoria de novae febris ingressu but it was not until 180 years later that the association with rheumatic fever was appreciated by Roger in 1866.
The incidence of Sydenham's chorea reflects that of rheumatic fever.
In western societies today, such a presentation is unlikely to be Sydenham's chorea and considerable thought must be given to the differential diagnosis.
www.patient.co.uk /showdoc/40001436   (1814 words)

  
 Sydenham Chorea
Sydenham chorea, also called St. Vitus dance, is a childhood movement disorder characterized by rapid, irregular, aimless, involuntary movements of the muscles of the limbs, face, and trunk.
The disorder, which is considered a manifestation of rheumatic fever (streptococcal infection), typically has an onset between the ages of 5 and 15.
Generally the prognosis for patients with Sydenham chorea is good, and complete recovery often occurs.
www.clevelandclinic.org /health/health-info/docs/1300/1350.asp?index=6073   (375 words)

  
 Sydenham's chorea
Sydenham's chorea is an acute but self-limited movement disorder that occurs most commonly in children between the ages of 5 and 15, and occasionally in pregnant women.
Sydenham's chorea is a disorder that occurs in children and is associated with rheumatic fever.
Sydenham's is considered a delayed complication of rheumatic fever; it may begin as late as 12 months after the initial sore throat, and it may start only after the patient's temperature and other physical signs have returned to normal.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/sydenhams_chorea.jsp   (1901 words)

  
 Sydenham chorea - WrongDiagnosis.com
Sydenham chorea, also called St. Vitus dance, is a childhood movement disorder characterized by rapid, irregular, aimless,...
Sydenham chorea, also called St. Vitus dance, is a childhood movement disorder characterized by rapid, irregular, aimless, involuntary movements of the muscles of the limbs, face, and trunk.
Sydenham chorea is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /s/sydenham_chorea/intro.htm   (893 words)

  
 Sydenham School
Sydenham is a girls’ comprehensive school which strives to prepare young women to meet the challenges of the contemporary world.
We encourage all our students to seek academic success, to develop their thinking skills and their ability to adapt to a range of situations.
We work hard to maintain a well-ordered and pleasant environment because we know that a happy, secure girl with a sense of belonging to a community, is one who has the very best support for her learning.
www.sydenham.lewisham.sch.uk /01aboutsydenham/aboutus.htm   (160 words)

  
 Sydenham Chorea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sydenham chorea comes not from religious fervor but from an autoimmune reaction after a streptococcal infection.
Occurring in children between the ages of 5 and 15 (peak incidence at 8 years old), the symptoms of Sydenham chorea may appear suddenly or gradually, and may occur at the beginning of the infection or weeks after it is over.
Sydenham chorea, in most cases, eventually goes away with no lasting effects left behind.
www.malattiemetaboliche.it /articoli/sydenham_chorea.htm   (360 words)

  
 Our Community -- Sydenham
Sydenham Lake is one of many lakes that dot the region and provide recreational wilderness opportunities for residents and visitors alike.
Sydenham has a newly renovated and enlarged Public School and a High School, both of which have a long history in the area.
Sydenham has a strong sense of community and remains responsive to the needs of its residents.
doctorbob.ca /clcomm.html   (272 words)

  
 Chorea, Sydenham's
Sydenham's Chorea is a non-progressive neurological movement disorder characterized by spontaneous movements, lck of coordination of voluntary movements, and muscular weakness.
Sydenham's Chorea is characterized by uncontrollable muscle spasms of the face, truck, neck, and arm and legs (limbs).
Sydenham's Chorea is rare due to the common use of antibiotics to treat streptococcal infections.
hw.healthdialog.com /kbase/nord/nord687.htm   (1341 words)

  
 Sydenham Chorea
Sydenham chorea, also called St. Vitus dance, is a childhood movement disorder characterized by rapid, irregular, aimless, involuntary movements of the muscles of the limbs, face, and trunk.
The disorder, which is considered a manifestation of rheumatic fever (streptococcal infection), typically has an onset between the ages of 5 and 15.
Generally the prognosis for patients with Sydenham chorea is good, and complete recovery often occurs.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/921988947.html   (276 words)

  
 MDVU Resource Library - Sydenham's Chorea
Sydenham's chorea is a neurologic movement disorder characterized by irregular, abrupt, relatively rapid involuntary movements (i.e., chorea) of muscles of the face, neck, trunk, and arms and legs (limbs).
In some patients, Sydenham's chorea may a self-limited condition, usually spontaneously resolving within about nine months (average duration) to two years (about 50% of patients); therefore, treatment with certain medications may be restricted to patients with significantly impaired function resulting from severe chorea.
Sydenham's chorea was described in the medical literature in 1686 by Thomas Sydenham, after whom the syndrome is now named.
www.mdvu.org /library/disease/sydenhams   (380 words)

  
 Christchurch city fringe Investment & Lease Sydenham-PropertyVentures
Sydenham Square is a substantial development in Christchurch City which covers most of a city block.
Sydenham Square is an excellent example of the standard of project that Property Ventures is committed to undertaking.
Sydenham Square is a substantial development that introduces to New Zealand a new standard in mixed use development.
www.propertyventures.co.nz /web-content/Our_Projects/Sydenham_Square.html   (401 words)

  
 Sydenham
Now its centre is around the station, at the north end of Sydenham Road, but its origins lie a mile distant in Perry Hill, on the northern slope of the Pool River valley.
Gradually the farms pushed north from Bell Green along the line of Sydenham Road until further progress was halted by Westwood Common.
The opening of Sydenham Station in 1839 made the village a practical place of residence for wealthy commuters, and good quality houses began to appear near the station, especially on the former common.
www.ideal-homes.org.uk /lewisham/main/sydenham.htm   (394 words)

  
 Sydenham Society: news, events and history in SE26
With more than 1,100 members, the Sydenham Society is the voice of the community in SE26 and the surrounding area.
From planning to transport and the environment, we are involved in a wide range of issues that affect local residents in this part of SE London.
We believe the pub is a vital architectural element in Sydenham's townscape, and its refurbishment and retention as a family pub is a key element in the ongoing regeneration of the Cobbs Corner area.
www.sydenhamsociety.com   (160 words)

  
 Sydenham Town - The Community Website for London SE26
Less than 200 years ago Sydenham was a sleepy hamlet in the Kent countryside.
The FA Cup was played here, Colour TV was invented here, the first pneumatic railway ran through Sydenham and many famous and notorious people have made it their home.
Sydenham's most notorious murder mired in allegations of police complicity, corruption and cover-up moves to a possible conclusion after 20 years
www.sydenham.org.uk   (312 words)

  
 Sydenham's chorea (www.whonamedit.com)
The term Chorea Saint Viti was originally used for dancing mania, a form of hysteria common in Europe in the 15th and 16th century.
The dancing mania became known as chorea magna, and Sydenham’s disease as chorea minor — Sydenham’s chorea.
This mania had greatly declined in Sydenham’s time, and it is unlikely that he himself observed the phenomenon.
www.whonamedit.com /synd.cfm/2226.html   (427 words)

  
 :: Welcome to SYDENHAM COLLEGE OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMICS ::
Lord Sydenham, the then governor from 1908-1913, took a personal interest in the educational field.
During the first two decades, Sydenham was a male dominated bastion.
In 1955, Sydenham found its promised land in the environs of B Road, Churchgate.
www.sydenham.edu /history.htm   (343 words)

  
 • Sydenham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
SYDENHAM was named after the London suburb of Sydenham, part of the Borough of Lewisham.
In the 1890s Sydenham was the industrial hub of the area.
Sydenham is an important location in the suburban railway system as a major junction station and retains buildings from the early period of railway construction.
www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au /facts/suburbs/sydenham.htm   (86 words)

  
 Thomas Sydenham - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Thomas Sydenham - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Sydenham, Thomas (1624-89), English physician, born in Wynford Eagle, Dorsetshire, and educated at the University of Oxford.
The English physician Thomas Sydenham, called the English Hippocrates, and later the Dutch physician Hermann Boerhaave, reestablished the...
encarta.msn.com /Thomas_Sydenham.html   (108 words)

  
 Sydenham Dixon 1735   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sydenham was born about 1735, the son of Joseph Dixon and Mary Brookes, at Stamford, Lincolnshire.
Sydenham was promoted to ensign on December 29, 1762, and to lieutenant on Oct. 15, 1764, by which time he had been transferred to the fledgling Marines, serving off the Coromandel Coast and also inland with Capt. John Clark's Artillery Company at Vellore.
Sydenham fell with Clark near Vellore in early 1766, but his body was never recovered
members.cox.net /ghgraham/sydenhamdixon1735.html   (279 words)

  
 Sydenham Towntalk
Sydenham is approximately seven miles from Central London with excellent public transport links, schools, parks, shops and restaurants.
The town centre is home to 185 small and medium-sized businesses, many independently owned, offering a wide range of convenience and comparison goods and services.
Kirkdale, which is Sydenham's secondary shopping area, is another up and coming district full of antique shops and related furniture restoration businesses...
www.sydenham.towntalk.co.uk /index.php?month=10&year=2004   (76 words)

  
 Sydenham Town,London SE26 - Our History
Sydenham, Sepham, Cypenham or Sippenham as it has been known was a heavily wooded area of fine oaks, yew trees and quiet country lanes.
This passed through Sydenham and 'The Greyhound' Inn was built where the road passed over the canal.
In 1871 Sydenham was imortalised in the works of the exiled Camille Pissaro - the most famous of which, a view along Lawrie Park Avenue towards St Bart's Church, now hangs in the National Gallery.
www.sydenham.org.uk /history.html   (382 words)

  
 Sydenham Towntalk
Sydenham is approximately seven miles from Central London with excellent public transport links, schools, parks, shops and restaurants.
The town centre is home to 185 small and medium-sized businesses, many independently owned, offering a wide range of convenience and comparison goods and services.
Kirkdale, which is Sydenham's secondary shopping area, is another up and coming district full of antique shops and related furniture restoration businesses...
www.sydenham.towntalk.co.uk   (76 words)

  
 Sydenham chorea Information on Healthline
Sydenham chorea is one of the major signs of acute
The movements occur in such a way that the child is constantly in motion and seems to be twitching everywhere.
Call your health care provider if your child develops uncontrollable or jerky movements suggestive of this disease, especially if the child has recently had a sore throat.
www.healthline.com /adamcontent/sydenham-chorea   (368 words)

  
 Sydenham Music - World Class Classical Music for South East London
The beautiful Church of St Bartholomew was specially chosen as an ideal venue for concerts.
A new event this year is an evening of Piano Trios at the Dolphin Pub in Sydenham with members of the Fidelio Piano Quartet.
This is the fourth Sydenham International Music Festival and promises to be a real feast of live music to match anything on offer in London.
www.sydenhammusic.org   (215 words)

  
 LondonTown.com | Sydenham Hill Guide | Sydenham Hill London, SE26, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Sydenham Hill is located in the borough of Lewisham
The nearest underground station to Sydenham Hill is 'Brixton ' which is about 89 minutes to the North West.
Sydenham Hill Railway Station, College Road, Sydenham Hill, (12 mins to the North West)
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/sydenham_hill_5f0.html   (103 words)

  
 Sydenham Street United Church in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Sydenham Street United Church, constructed in 1852, is a downtown church and city landmark.
Located in historic Kingston, Ontario, we are a part of the United Church of Canada.
Outreach is a high priority both in volunteer time and financial support.
www.ssuc.org   (150 words)

  
 Sydenham - CRFU Clubs
The Sydenham Rugby Football Club is one of New Zealand's oldest Rugby clubs.
The Sydenham Rugby club has an office at the club where the Rugby Development Officer is based.
The Sydenham Rugby Club is well known as one of the most hospitable and friendly club around and new members are welcomed with open arms.
www.crfu.co.nz /clubs/index.cfm/48,html   (280 words)

  
 Sydenham Sportsmen's Association
That the corporation shall herein after operate under the name of the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association and that the abbreviation S S A be designated to represent the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association.
The immediate past President is to be an ex-officio Director of the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association during the annual term immediately following his/her Presidency, and the immediate past President is to be an ex-officio member of the executive of the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association.
More than one conviction will not be tolerated and application for membership will be refused or membership revoked according to the by-laws of the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association in force at the time of the application for membership or at the time the conviction comes to the attention of the Directors of the Sydenham Sportsmen's Association.
www.sydenhamsportsmen.com /bylaws.html   (2718 words)

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