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Tourette Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tourette Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.079.898
C10.228.662.825.800
C10.574.500.850
C16.320.400.820
F03.625.992.850
Unique ID
D005879
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005879
Scope Note
A neuropsychological disorder related to alterations in DOPAMINE metabolism and neurotransmission involving frontal-subcortical neuronal circuits. Both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics need to be present with TICS occurring many times a day, nearly daily, over a period of more than one year. The onset is before age 18 and the disturbance is not due to direct physiological effects of a substance or another medical condition. The disturbance causes marked distress or significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. (From DSM-IV, 1994; Neurol Clin 1997 May;15(2):357-79)
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Motor and Vocal Tic Disorder
Combined Multiple Motor and Vocal Tic Disorder
Combined Vocal and Multiple Motor Tic Disorder
Gilles De La Tourette's Syndrome
Gilles de la Tourette Disorder
Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
Gilles de la Tourette's Disease
Multiple Motor and Vocal Tic Disorder, Combined
Tic Disorder, Combined Vocal and Multiple Motor
Tourette Disease
Tourette Disorder
Tourette's Disease
Tourette's Disorder
Tourette's Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WM 168
See Also
Tics
Public MeSH Note
1989; see GILLES DE LA TOURETTE'S DISEASE 1966-88
History Note
1989(1966)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Tourette Syndrome Preferred
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