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Chorea and polycythaemia vera
  1. Catriona Gribbin1,
  2. Arshi Yasmin2,
  3. Paul Gallagher1
  1. 1Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2Department of Haematology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Catriona Gribbin, Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK; catriona.gribbin2{at}nhs.scot

Abstract

We report two patients with chorea associated with polycythaemia vera, in whom the haematocrit and haemoglobin were within the reference range. Polycythaemia vera is potentially easily treatable and so is important to consider in people developing late-onset chorea.

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  • Contributors The authors contributed equally to the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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