Prognosis of Chorea


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Chorea usually refers to the likely outcome of Chorea. The prognosis of Chorea may include the duration of Chorea, chances of complications of Chorea, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chorea, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chorea. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Chorea: The prognosis for individuals with chorea varies depending on the type of chorea and the associated disorder. Huntington's disease is a hereditary, progressive and fatal neurological disorder. Syndenham's chorea is treatable and curable. 1

1. excerpt from NINDS Chorea Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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