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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Hemichorea with antiphospholipid antibodies in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
  1. Ana Vide Brochado1,
  2. Sofia Pimenta2,
  3. Marta Silva3,
  4. Raquel Sousa4,
  5. Maria Manuel Campos4,
  6. Iva Brito2
  1. 1
    Hospital São João, Neuroradiology, Porto, Portugal
  2. 2
    Hospital São João, Rheumatology, Porto, Portugal
  3. 3
    Hospital São João, Pediatrics, Poro, Portugal
  4. 4
    Hospital São João, Pediatrics, Section of Child Neurology, Porto, Portugal
  1. Ana Vide Brochado, ana_teresavide{at}


We present a report of a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who subsequently developed hemichorea associated with increased anti-phospholipid antibodies values.

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  • Competing interests: none.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication