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Educational Documents

Take a look at our Sydenham's Chorea Information Leaflet. We hope that you will find the information in this leaflet helpful. If you would like printed copies, please contact us.

Our leaflet is also available in Italian, courtesy of the National Centre for Rare Diseases in Rome. Click here to access.

You may find this article on the criteria for diagnosing PANS and PANDAS useful. These auto-immune neuropsychiatric disorders present in a similar way to SC, but without the chorea. "Modifying the PANDAS Criteria to Describe PANS (Paediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome)", Susan E Swedo, James F Leckman & Noel R Rose