Tourette syndrome

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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
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]

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.

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  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. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  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 PMID 21496613. 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 PMID 15721825.
  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. PMID 21378617
  4. Jankovic J. Movement Disorders, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics. The Clinics: Radiology: Elsevier, 2014, p. viii