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Saint Vitus" dance

  • 103 Pages
  • 0.55 MB
  • English
Clarion Books , New York
Huntington"s chorea -- Fic
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Fourteen-year-old Melanie must come to terms with her mother"s incurable illness and the possibility that she herself may develop the disease.

Statementby Jill Rubalcaba.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R8276 Sai 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL964975M
ISBN 100395727685
LC Control Number96001260

Vitus Dance on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vitus DanceFormat: Audio CD. Yes, St Vitus' Dance causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if St Vitus' Dance is left untreated: acute rheumatic fever; inflammation of the heart valves; joint arthritis.

Sydenham's chorea, also known as chorea Saint Vitus dance book and historically and occasionally referred to as St Vitus' dance, is a disorder characterized by rapid, uncoordinated jerking movements primarily affecting the face, hands and feet.

Sydenham's chorea results from childhood infection with Group A beta-haemolytic Streptococcus and is reported to occur in 20–30% of people with acute rheumatic lty: Neurology. According to historian John Waller, the explanation most likely concerns St. Vitus, a Catholic saint who pious 16th century Europeans believed had the power to.

St. Vitus’ Dance or Sydenham Chorea is a neurological medical condition, which usually develops in the childhood due Saint Vitus dance book infection caused by Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus. 1 This is the same bacterium which is responsible for causing rheumatic fever.

The classic feature of St. Vitus’ Dance or Sydenham Chorea is involuntary rapid and irregular movements of arms, legs, and the facial. The name Saint Vitus' Dance comes from a Christian martyr who is the patron saint of dancers. In the late Middle Ages, worshipers in Germany and Latvia reportedly danced manically before Saint Vitus' statue to celebrate his feast day, and the movements associated with chorea minor were thought to resemble those of the dancers.

Saint Vitus Dance disease is an autoimmune disorder. The body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the brain, especially in the basal ganglia, which is the part of the brain that controls motor movements.

Individuals may be genetically predisposed to developing this condition following a streptococcal infection or rheumatic fever. item 5 Saint Vitus' Dance by Rubalcaba, Jill Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Saint Vitus' Dance by Rubalcaba, Jill Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping.

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John’s Dance, known historically as St. Vitus Dance, was a social phenomenon involving a type of dance mania that gripped mainland Europe between the 14 th and 17 th centuries.

One of the most well-known major outbreaks took place in Aachen, Germany, on the 24 th of Junejust several decades after the Black Death swept across Europe.

During the outbreak, afflicted. Vitus is invoked against diseases including epilipsy, nervous disorders, and St. Vitus' Dance (Sydenham's chorea). He is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, a collective cult of saints that originated in the 14th-century Rhineland, believed to intercede effectively against various diseases.

In other times and other forms the mania started to be called St. Vitus' dance. During the Middle Ages, the church held that the dancers had been possessed by the devil or perhaps cursed by a saint.

Chorea is a medical condition and a type of movement disorder, which results in unpredictable and involuntary movements of the body without any specific pattern. 1 This can be as mild as just a jerk to as worse as wild involuntary movements of the arms and legs.

Symptoms of chorea range from minor movements, such as fidgeting to more severe and profound uncontrolled. Saint Vitus Dance symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment information for Saint Vitus Dance (Sydenham chorea) with alternative diagnoses, full-text book chapters, misdiagnosis, research treatments, prevention, and prognosis.

A great devotion to Vitus developed in Germany when his relics were translated to Saxony in He is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers and is the patron of epileptics, those afflicted with St.

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Saint Vitus' dance definition is - chorea; especiallysydenham's chorea. The rage became endemic, and inthe number of sufferers from the St. Vitus dance became enormous. In France, it was called "Danse de St.

Guy," and in Germany, it took the name of "Veith," In Lorraine, it was called "La Danse de St. Jean. " as well as being named others such as Choromania, Tanplage and Dance of St. Modesti. Tarantismus.

As St. Vitus is the patron saint of the Charles Bridge and the primary saint to whom the cathedral is dedicated, I decided to do my homework and find out a bit about it.

Vitus Dance is the medieval name given to Sydenham chorea, which also goes by a plethora of other names: chorea minor, infectious chorea and rheumatic chorea.

Vitus was a Polish priest and is the patron saint of epileptics, dancers, comedians and actors. The couple isn’t sure how the sloop, which has a diesel engine and a five-foot draft. On Christmas Eve in18 people gathered outside a church in the German town of Kölbigk and danced with wild abandon.

The priest, unable to perform Mass because of the irreverent din from outside, ordered them to stop. Ignoring him, they held hands and danced a “ring dance of sin”, clapping, leaping, and chanting in unison.

The enraged priest, recorded a local chronicler, cursed them. Historic Public Health Books. Up Previous Next Contents. SECT. VITUS'S DANCE. Strasburg was visited by the "Dancing Plague" in the yearand the same infatuation existed among the people there, as in the towns of Belgium and the Lower Rhine.

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Many who were seized at the sight of those affected, excited attention at first by their. The term Saint Vitus' dance became popular after early epidemiologist Thomas Sydenham (‒) used it in his classic description of acute chorea, "St Vitus dance is a sort of convulsion which attacks boys and girls from the tenth year until they have done growing.

Andy's next trauma, after the failure to enter school, was the disease, St. Vitus' Dance, or chorea, that struck him when he was eight. (In the quixotic Philosophy, he calls it a nervous breakdown.

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The condition lasts 3 to 6 months. It occurs more so in girls than boys and is often associated with rheumatic fever. The diagnosis of St. Vitus dance is mostly clinical and done by a neurologist. Here is a You Tube video of St. Vitus Dance. A painting in Cologne Cathedral, more than miles downstream from Strasbourg, dramatises the curse: under an image of St Vitus, three men joylessly dance.Diverse choreas (St.

Vitus' dance, St. John's dance, tarantism) were labeled in the Middle Ages referring to the independent epidemics of "dancing mania" that happened in central Europe, particularly at the time of the plague.