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Sydenham chorea - milkmaid grip

This video shows a sign of Sydenham chorea called ‘milkmaid’s grip’, or ‘milkmaid’s sign’. When the patient grasps the examiner’s fingers the rhythmic squeezing of the examiner’s fingers is visible.

Year of publication 
2020
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