• Disease

    Sydenham chorea

    Sydenham chorea is a movement disorder that occurs with rheumatic fever.

  • Disease

    Tardive dyskinesia

    The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

    Tardive dyskinesia is a disorder that involves involuntary movements. Most commonly, the movements affect the lower face. Tardive means delayed and...

  • Disease


    Torticollis is a form of dystonia (prolonged muscle contractions) in which the neck muscles, particularly the sternocleidomastoid muscle, contract involuntarily causing the head to turn. Torticollis may occur without known cause (idiopathic), be genetic (inherited), or be acquired secondary to damage to the nervous system or muscles.

    Torticollis is a twisted neck in which the head is tipped to one side, while the chin is turned to the other.