Children with Tourette Syndrome have a chronic neurological disorder of unknown cause that is characterized by multiple, repeated, and uncontrolled behaviors, involuntary vocalizations known as tics, or both.
neurological disorder characterized by recurring movements, sounds or tics
a rare neurological disease characterized by rapid, involuntary movements (tics) accompanied by vocal tics, such as clicks, grunts, coughs or obscenities
a neurological disorder characterised by tics (involuntary, rapid, sudden movements that occur repeatedly in the same way). Further info.
neurological tic disorder characterized, in mild form, by involuntary tics and movements and, in advanced cases by large involuntary bodily movements, noises like barks and whistles, and in many instances an uncontrollable urge to utter obsenities. People with Tourette Syndrome are often impulsive and have other symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Neurological disorder characterized by recurring movements and sounds (called tics).
A tic disorder characterized by the presence of chronic vocal and motor tics, probably based on differences in or damage to the basal ganglia of the brain. See the entire definition of Tourette syndrome
A chronic, physical disorder of the brain which causes both motor tics and vocal tics, and begins before the age of eighteen
CaF directory of specific conditions and rare syndromes A condition characterised by multiple tics characteristically involving the facial area (twitches, blinking, nodding) as well as phonic (vocal) tics. The onset of symptoms usually occurs between the ages of 2 and 21.
Tourette syndrome is a genetic, neurological disorder characterized by repetitious, involuntary body movements and uncontrollable vocal sounds. Tourette syndrome is detected before age 18 and most commonly affects males. The majority of individuals with Tourette syndrome experience mild symptoms that do not impede them from performing their normal activities.(empty)
A neurological disorder that manifests in children between the ages of 2 – 15, with involuntary movements (tics) of the face, limbs or trunk. Over time the symptoms become worse and spread to include other parts of the body. Often original symptoms disappear, with new ones taking their place. Involuntary utterances, sometimes obscene, may also occur.
Characterized by uncontrollable and involuntary body movements (tics) and vocal sounds.
Tourette syndrome (also called Tourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, GTS or, more commonly, simply Tourette's or TS) is an inherited neurological disorder with onset in childhood, characterized by the presence of multiple physical (motor) tics and at least one vocal (phonic) tic; these tics characteristically wax and wane. Tourette's is defined as part of a spectrum of tic disorders, which includes transient and chronic tics.