sensory tic

sensory tic

Neurology A tic triggered by a general or local dysphoric somatic sensation of pressure, tickle, warmth, cold, pain, etc, seen in ±40% of Pts with Tourette syndrome. See Tourette syndrome.
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The impulse to move (sensory tics or premonitory urge) was also significantly alleviated by the surgery in this patient group.