Medical Dictionary: Gilles de la Tourette syndrome


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Gilles de la Tourette syndrome: Another name for Tourette Syndrome.
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (condition): Syndrome with involuntary movements or sounds.

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome: Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurological disorder characterized by repeated involuntary movements and uncontrollable vocal sounds called tics. In a few cases, such tics can include inappropriate words and phrases. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Tourette Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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