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