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Sydenham's chorea: Quiz


Question 1: ________ is frequently used because of its dopaminergic effect as described above.

Question 2: It is named for British physician ________, (1624-1689).
Oliver CromwellEnglandThomas SydenhamRichard Blackmore

Question 3: It is associated with post-streptococcal rheumatic fever, pregnancy, ________, and systemic lupus erythematosus.
HypopituitarismGraves' diseaseHyperthyroidismHashitoxicosis

Question 4: Other motor symptoms include facial grimacing, ________, loss of fine motor control and a gait disturbance.
HypertoniaPreterm birthPneumothoraxHypotonia

Question 5: Nonneurologic manifestations of ARF are carditis, ________, erythema marginatum, and subcutaneous nodules[7].

Question 6: [3][4] The alternate eponym, Saint Vitus' dance, is in reference to ________, a Christian saint who was persecuted by Roman emperors and died as a martyr in AD 303.
VitusSaint ChristopherSaint GeorgeMargaret the Virgin

Question 7: More practicable strategies involve the adequate treatment of throat and skin infections, with a 10-day course of ________ when SC is newly diagnosed, followed by long-term penicillin prophylaxis.
CephalosporinBeta-lactam antibioticPenicillinCycloserine

Question 8: Watson purchased a medical practice in "The Stock-Broker's Clerk" by ________, included in a number of Holmes' stories published collectively in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
Spiritualism (beliefs)SpiritualismArthur Conan DoyleHelen Duncan

Question 9: There are many causes of childhood chorea, including cerebrovascular accidents, collagen vascular diseases, drug intoxication, ________, Wilson's disease, Huntington's disease, and infectious agents[7].
HypopituitarismHyperthyroidismGraves' diseaseHashitoxicosis

Question 10: Other medications which have been used to control the movements include pimozide, clonidine, valproic acid, ________ and phenobarbitone.
OxcarbazepineCarbamazepineEslicarbazepine acetateMirtazapine


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