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Tourette syndrome (TS or simply Tourette's) is a common neuropsychiatric disorder wi onset in childheid,[4] chairacterised bi multiple motor tics an at least ane vocal (phonic) tic.

Tourette syndrome
SynonymsTourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS)
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Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857–1904), namesak o Tourette syndrome
SpecialtyPaediatrics, neurology
SymptomsTics[1]
Uisual onsetTeepically in childheid[1]
DurationLang term[1]
CausesGenetic wi environmental influence[1]
Diagnostic methodBased on history an symptoms[1]
TreatmentEddication, behavioural therapy[1][2]
MedicationUisually nane, occasionally antipsychotics[1]
PrognosisImpruivement tae disappearance o tics beginnin in late teens[1]
FrequencyAboot 1%[3]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet". NINDS. 16 April 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on March 23, 2005. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  2. Singer HS. "Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders". Handb Clin Neurol. 2011;100:641–57. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-52014-2.00046-X PubMed. Also see Singer HS. "Tourette's syndrome: from behaviour to biology". Lancet Neurol. 2005 Mar;4(3):149–59. doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(05)01012-4 PubMed.
  3. Robertson MM. "Gilles de la Tourette syndrome: the complexities of phenotype and treatment". Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Feb;72(2):100–7. PubMed
  4. Jankovic J. Movement Disorders, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics. The Clinics: Radiology: Elsevier, 2014, p. viii