Chorea disclosing a polycythemia vera
Guidong Liu, Jie Chang, Zhijun Liu, Qiang Qiang, Chunhui Gu, Yingying Zhang, Wenshi Wei
Department of Neurology, Huadong Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Abstract: Chorea is a rare complication of polycythemia. We report the case of a 70 year-old woman whose polycythemia vera (PV), with Janus Kinase-2 (JAK2) mutation, presented as chorea. Chorea resolved quickly after hydroxyurea therapy.
Keywords: chorea, polycythemia vera, elderly, JAK2
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