International Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
International Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology ISSN 2326-7291 Vol. 12 (2), pp. 001-003, February, 2023. © International Scholars Journals
Choreoathetosis in a patient after pulmonary artery endarterectomy: A case report
Khawaja Yassir Rahman1*, Hazaim Alwair2, Curtis Anderson2, Randolph Chitwood2 and Sunil Sharma1
1Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Accepted 01 October, 2022
Chorea after pulmonary artery endartectomy is a rare entity. It has been described as a complication in children who has undergone hypothermic circulatory arrest. We present a case of a 41 year old lady who developed choreoatheosis after pulmonary artery endarterectomy.
Keywords: Choreoatheosis, pulmonary artery endarterectomy
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