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Label
Tourette Syndrome (TS)
Available 2016

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Definition:

A neurological disorder characterized by chronic multiple brief, intermittent, spontaneous motor or phonic tics with onset less than 18y old. Tics may occur several times a day (often in bouts), on most days for at least a year without a tic-free period of greater than 3 consecutive months. The tics are often preceded ..............................................................

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Etiology:
  • Disturbance in the striatal-thalamic-cortical (mesolimbic) system
  • Genetics:
    • 50% have a positive family history
    • Initially thought to be autosomal dominant, but ...................

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Epidemiology:
  • Age of onset is 3-8 years
  • Symptoms peak ............
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Pathophysiology:

Unknown but likely basal ganglia mediated disturbance .......................

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Reviewers

EXPERT REVIEWER:
Susan Fox, MB ChB, MRCP (UK), PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON Canada
.......................................... PHARMACY EDITOR:
Dr. William Semchuk, M.Sc., Pharm.D.,FCSHP Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region 14, Regina, SK Canada

 
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