Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

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Related to Gilles de la Tourette syndrome: coprolalia, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, tics, Tic disorder
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Synonyms for Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia

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Many authors have taken an interest in studying not only Mozart's medical issues, but also the possibility of him having suffered from Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. There is some evidence in favour, particularly that analysed by Simkin, but in turn others have found that there is not sufficient evidence to reach this diagnosis against the criteria used today.
Aripiprazole: a treatment for severe coprolalia in "refractory" Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord.
Coprolalia in younger patients with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome. Movement Disorders, 9, 622-625.
Our case was a patient with severe Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Pharmacotherapy was indicated because the number of tics, their severity and frequency were hindering his daily life activities.
A TOURETTE Syndrome, also known as Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, is a neurological disorder which becomes evident in early childhood or adolescence.