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transient tic disorder

Simple tic Neurology A childhood disorder characterized by single or multiple motor tics–face, arms, legs, or other areas, often occurring 1+/day for 4 wks, which is either organic or psychogenic; TTD worsens with emotional stress and is absent while sleeping; tics may
be precipitated in predisposed children with ADHD when given methylphenidate–Ritalin. See ADD.
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The researchers assessed outcomes for patients with previously validated diagnoses of Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder in the Swedish National Patient Register.
KEYWORDS: Tic Disorder, Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF), Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), Neurotrophic factor.
PANDAS has become an evolving area of research for a possible relationship, investigating the relationship between GABHS infections in children and the development of either an obsessive-compulsive disorder or tic disorder. Overall, the limited series and case reports in the literature provide an unsubstantiated link between tonsillectomy and symptom remission, predominantly as other notable variables including pharmacological therapy (antibiotics and tetrabenazine), and stress/fatigue were not accounted for.
Because her complaints started within a time period shorter than one year, haloperidol treatment was inititated with a diagnosis of "transient tic disorder" according to the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria (6).
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the possible link between gluten and anti-gliadin antibodies and neurological disorders specifically motor tic disorder in a pediatric patient.
The ADHD meds do not cause tic disorders but may bring out or make a tic disorder more obvious.
Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a tic disorder with a lifetime prevalence of 0.8% [1].
Tic disorder is a problem in which a part of the body moves repeatedly, quickly, suddenly and uncontrollably.
The condition, which is sometimes known as multiple tic disorder or tic spectrum disorder is, in most cases, also linked to other behaviours, most often obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD).
Association between streptococcal infection and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome, and tic disorder. Pediatrics 2005; 116: 56-60.
* Consider giving a dopamine receptor blocker for Tourette syndrome or other tic disorder; alternative agents are clonidine or a newer agent, tetrabenazine.