Comparison of Hemichorea-Hemiballism between Acute Stroke and Nonketotic-Hyperglycinemia in the Clinical Scenario: Report of a Rare Diabetic Complication

International Archives of Medicine

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Title Comparison of Hemichorea-Hemiballism between Acute Stroke and Nonketotic-Hyperglycinemia in the Clinical Scenario: Report of a Rare Diabetic Complication
 
Creator Guo, Tai-You
Kuo, Chih-Chun
Chen, Ming-Hua
Lin, Ching-I
Chan, Jenq-Shyong
Hsiao, Po-Jen
Shyu, Hann-Yen
 
Description Diabetes mellitus is the major cause of retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy. Hyperglycemia is one of major major advised effect on diabetes mellitus. Hemichorea-hemiballism, a rare manifestation of nonketotic hyperglycemia, characterized by involuntary arrhythmic motions in one side of the body which results from focal lesions in the contralateral basal ganglia. Here, we present a 39-year-old woman with violent involuntary rapid and irregular movements of left limbs three days prior to emergency department. Nonketotic hyperglycemia related hemichorea-hemiballism had been confirmed by biochemistry examination and brain computed tomography (CT). Aggressive glucose control with insulin was administered. Her symptoms got improvement gradually after euglycemia two weeks later.
 
Publisher International Medical Society
 
Date 2019-03-17
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2873
10.3823/2600
 
Source International Archives of Medicine; Vol 12 (2019)
1755-7682
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2873/2356
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Tai-You Guo, Chih-Chun Kuo, Ming-Hua Chen, Ching-I Lin, Jenq-Shyong Chan, Po-Jen Hsiao, Hann-Yen Shyu (Author)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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