Gilles de la Tourette syndrome


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Tou·rette syn·drome

(tūr'et),
a tic disorder appearing in childhood, characterized by multiple motor tics and vocal tics present for longer than 1 year. Obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention-deficit disorder, and other psychiatric disorders may be associated; coprolalia and echolalia rarely occur; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Tou·rette syn·drome

(tūr'et),
a tic disorder appearing in childhood, characterized by multiple motor tics and vocal tics present for longer than 1 year. Obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention-deficit disorder, and other psychiatric disorders may be associated; coprolalia and echolalia rarely occur; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

(zhēl də lä to͝o-rĕt′)

Tourette syndrome

An autosomal dominant disorder (OMIM:137580) appearing in childhood that is characterised by multiple motor and vocal tics present for more than 1 year; obsessive-compulsive behaviour, attention-deficit disorder, coprolalia, echolalia, and other psychiatric disorders may occur.

Molecular pathology
Defects of SLITRK, which encodes an integral membrane protein involved in neurite outgrowth, have been linked to Tourette syndrome.

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

See Tourette syndrome.

Tou·rette syn·drome

(tūr-et' sin'drōm)
A tic disorder appearing in childhood, characterized by multiple motor tics and vocal tics present for longer than 1 year. Obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention-deficit disorder, and other psychiatric disorders may be associated; coprolalia and echolalia rarely occur; autosomal dominant inheritance.
Synonym(s): Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Tourette disease.

Gilles de la Tourette,

Georges, French physician, 1857-1904.
Gilles de la Tourette disease - Synonym(s): Tourette syndrome
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome - Synonym(s): Tourette syndrome
Tourette disease - Synonym(s): Tourette syndrome
Tourette syndrome - a disorder characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics. Synonym(s): Gilles de la Tourette disease; Gilles de la Tourette syndrome; Tourette disease