Chorea disclosing a polycythemia vera

Guidong Liu, Jie Chang, Zhi-Jun Liu, Qiang Qiang, Chunhui Gu, Yingying Zhang, wenshi wei
2014 Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment  
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.
doi:10.2147/ndt.s60694 pmid:24741314 pmcid:PMC3982977 fatcat:op4a6n5bkfbpzbib2qjud2yma4