Georges Gilles de la Tourette


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French neurologist (1857-1904)

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Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who first described an 86-year-old French noblewoman with the condition in 1885.
Named for the French neurologist Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first described the disorder in 1885, TS is an inherited neurobiological disorder marked by involuntary twitching and vocal tics that affects more than 200,000 Americans.
In 1857, French doctor Georges Gilles de la Tourette published an article about his research into nine people who, since childhood, had suffered from involuntary movements and compulsive rituals or behaviours.
More than half a century later a young Parisian neurologist, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, selected this case as an example of the illness that he classified as "maladie des tics.
s era -- including French neurologist Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who described the condition in 1885 -- were not versed in epidemiology, but their insightful clinical descriptions stimulated much interest in TS.