ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain staphylococcal or streptococcal diseases
Acute rheumatic fever
1B42 — Rheumatic chorea

ICD-11 1B42 — Rheumatic chorea

Sydenham chorea is a movement disorder that occurs with rheumatic fever heumaragic fever. It is characterised by rapid, uncoordinated jerking movements affecting primarily the face, feet and hands. Sydenham's chorea (SC) results from childhood infection with Group A beta-haemolytic Streptococci

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 1 item.

  • Huntington chorea (8A01.10)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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