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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 82-84

Hemichorea-hemiballismus in nonketotic hyperglycemia


1 Department of Neurology, Command Hospital (AF), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital (AF), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital (CC), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Paediatrics, Command Hospital (AF), Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Pawan Dhull
Department of Neurology, Command Hospital (AF), Bangalore, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4855.118667

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Hemichorea-hemiballismus (HC-HB) is a rare, but dramatic complication of nonketotic hyperglycemia specially in elderly Asian females. We report a case of HC-HB syndrome with emotional lability in a poorly-controlled diabetic female. MRI brain showed T1 and FLAIR hyperintensities in the right caudate and hippocampus.


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