Tourette syndrome

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Tourette syndrome
Synonyms Tourette'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
Specialty Paediatrics, neurology
Symptoms Tics[1]
Uisual onset Teepically in childheid[1]
Duration Lang term[1]
Causes Genetic wi environmental influence[1]
Diagnostic method Based on history an symptoms[1]
Treatment Eddication, behavioural therapy[1][2]
Medication Uisually nane, occasionally antipsychotics[1]
Prognosis Impruivement tae disappearance o tics beginnin in late teens[1]
Frequency Aboot 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. 
  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