Skip to main content


Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. Hypotonia and pendular reflexes are often associated. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of chorea as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as CHOREATIC DISORDERS. Chorea is also a frequent manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

15.4 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Chorea, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This girl has had chorea, is very delicate, went to work but found it too much, now just at home. Dr, thinks this girl is all right. Nurse confirms chorea but says she is over it now. Just at home, seems all right. An uncle was very funny."
Brother (15.4) in study.
Dates: Other: January 1946

20.2 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'This boy had chorea, still has a pronounced blink. An anxious child, tries to do too much schoolwork. IQ102. Very good at PT, rhythmical, not clumsy. Father a dairyman. Mother, 40+. Good home, clean, not overcrowded, a nice family.'
Dates: Other: November 1945

2.13 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Hysteria, Epidemic encephalitis, May 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "Dr says this girl has chorea. Very pale and thin looking, shy and nervous, won't go out, can't do any work. Selfish. Registrar says it is many years since she has been able to work. She is considered clever and good at music but can't bring herself to face people."
Relatives in survey: 2.32
Includes correspondence from Dr Eichoff, Jordanburn Nerve Hospital
Dates: Other: May 1945

3.49 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Very restless, never still, always jerking about. Bright child. "Unbalanced". Has been referred to the Clinic. Does silly things, clumsy. Mother, 26, fed up with him. Father, 25, OK, rabbit trapper, used to be nervous, now ok. Good home conditions."
Symptoms: Twitching last 2 years. Highly strung, excitable.
Dates: Other: June 1947

5.32 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, March 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/5
Scope and Contents This boy has chorea, is always getting into mischief, was taught to swear at an early age, treated as a clown by the people of the village, is a bit of a nuisance. Trades on his weakness as he [knows] he can't be punished. Clean house, not overcrowded.
Dates: Other: March 1946

6.27 Female, Single, 14 yrs or under, High grade mental defective, Chorea, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6
Scope and Contents ""Medium grade mental defective". Attended Special Class but paretns objected. She has had chorea."
Mother: 6.30 Sibling: 6.29
Dates: Other: May 1947

8.57 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Chorea, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 8. Indexed.
Dates: Other: May 1947

9.92 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, November 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/9
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 9. Indexed.
Dates: Other: November 1946

15.19 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, Physical illness or invalidism, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This child has had chorea, has very bad sight, blind in one eye. Very bad at arithmetic. Considered backward (through physical handicap?). Came as an evacuee but the rest of the family joined her and now have got a house. Mother, aged 33 a throughither type, no discipline. Housing: not bad. Plenty of room but mother and 2 children share a bed. Nurse confirms. Has a cataract. Healthy rosy child, rather shy. Mother has decided not to return to the father as he has a temper and is difficult...
Dates: Other: January 1946