Tourette's Syndrome Overview
Tourette's syndrome is a rare complex neuropsychiatric condition characterized by the presence of tics, which are usually associated with other disorders such as:
This tic disorder was first described by Georges Gilles de la Tourette in 1885.
The first signs and symptoms are seen most often around the ages of 6 to 8; however, in some cases the first signs are seen at an earlier age, and in other cases they start in adolescence.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/21/2014
Norberto Alvarez, MD
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