Chorea in a patient with cerebral palsy: Treatment with levetiracetam

Maria V. Recio, Robert A. Hauser, Elan D. Louis, Harsha Radhashakar, Kelly L. Sullivan, Theresa A. Zesiewicz

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Abstract

We report on the case of an adult cerabral palsy patient who developed severe chorea coincident with a febrile illness from a nonstreptococcal infection. The chorea improved markedly with the use of levetiracetam (LEV, Keppra).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)762-764
Number of pages3
JournalMovement Disorders
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chorea
  • Keppra
  • Levetiracetam
  • Nonstreptococcal infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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