Tourette syndrome

Tourette syndrome
A neurological disorder characterized by the presence of physical and vocal tics.

Tourette syndrome is a condition characterized by involuntary vocalizations exacerbated by stress.

Syn: Tourettes syndrome, Tourettes disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Tourettes

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  • Tourette syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Tourette syndrome Caption = Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1859–1904) ICD10 = F95.2 ICD9 = 307.23 ICDO = MedlinePlus = 000733 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3107 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|neuro|664 DiseasesDB = 5220 …   Wikipedia

  • Tourette syndrome — Rare neurological disease that causes repetitive motor and vocal tics. Named for Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first described it in 1885, it occurs worldwide, is usually inherited, generally begins at ages 2–15, and is three times more… …   Universalium

  • Tourette syndrome — A tic disorder characterized by the presence of chronic vocal and motor tics, probably based on differences in or damage to the basal ganglia of the brain. Tourette syndrome usually emerges between the ages of 6 and 18 and is somewhat more common …   Medical dictionary

  • Tourette syndrome —  (pref.), Tourette’s syndrome (alt.). Neurological disorder named for the French physician Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1859–1904) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Tourette syndrome — noun see Tourette s syndrome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tourette syndrome — see Tourette s syndrome …   English dictionary

  • tourette syndrome — noun see tourette s syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tourette syndrome — /tuˈrɛt sɪndroʊm/ (say tooh ret sindrohm) noun a disorder of the nervous system which manifests itself in involuntary body movements and vocalisations. {named after Georges Giles de la Tourette, 1857–1904, French neurologist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tourette Syndrome Association — The Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA), based in Bayside, New York, United States, is a non profit voluntary organization and the only national health related organization serving people with Tourette syndrome. It was founded in 1972 by five… …   Wikipedia

  • Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada — The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (or TSFC) is a Canadian voluntary organization based in Toronto, Ontario. It was formed in 1976, [* Kushner, HI. A cursing brain?: The histories of Tourette syndrome . Harvard University Press, 2000, p.… …   Wikipedia

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