Tourette's syndrome

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Tourette's syndrome

[tu̇′rets ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A syndrome characterized by repetitive tics, movement disorders, uncontrolled grunts, and occasionally verbal obscenities. Also known as Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
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The average age at onset for Tourette syndrome is at six years, with symptoms reaching their peak severity at approximately age ten.
I have Tourette syndrome," I told him as I explained my symptoms.
To show that Tourette Syndrome manifests itself differently in everyone, every person who watched the documentary had a viewing experience different from the person before them.
The Foundation is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or who are affected by Tourette syndrome through education and advocacy programs, research and self-help initiatives.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette syndrome are probably differing manifestations of the same underlying process involving defective sensory-motor filtering at the basal ganglion level.
In the group with Tourette syndrome or other tic disorders, 10 percent had been exposed to a possible strep infection within two years of diagnosis, similar to people without the disorder.
Tourette Syndrome is a genetic medical condition characterised by involuntary vocal and physical tics, but only a small percentage of sufferers swear involuntarily.
A TOURETTE Syndrome, also known as Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, is a neurological disorder which becomes evident in early childhood or adolescence.
Tourette Syndrome (TS) usually starts in childhood.
There was no family history of OCD, ADHD, or Tourette syndrome.
Now the Tourette Syndrome (UK) Association are to invite Howard to their headquarters in Dunfermline, Scotland, to discuss what role he could play.