There is no one standard treatment for chorea as the causes are varied. Treatment is started based on the type of chorea and the associated disease and most patients are given symptomatic treatment. The aim of treatment is to reduce morbidity and prevent complications.
Patients with metabolic and endocrine-related choreas are treated based on the cause(s) of symptoms. However, for most types of choreic syndromes, causal therapies are not available and patients are given symptomatic treatment. Rarely surgery may be needed for chorea. The doctor will recommend treatment based on the signs, symptoms and the cause of chorea.
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