Tics and related diseases represent a set of neurobehavioral disorders of childhood that are characterized by sudden, repeated, nonrhythmic, stereotyped muscle movements sometimes accompanied by sounds or vocalizations. Tourette syndrome is a severe form with symptoms lasting more than 1 year and involving both motor Motor Neurons which send impulses peripherally to activate muscles or secretory cells. Nervous System: Histology and vocal tics. Although there is no definitive cause of Tourette syndrome, the condition has genetic and environmental factors that contribute to disease development. Tourette syndrome is clinically diagnosed. Treatment involves behavioral therapy, antipsychotics, and the treatment of comorbid conditions. The majority of children outgrow their symptoms in adulthood, although a minority of adults will continue to demonstrate severe tics.
Last updated: Nov 29, 2021
Tics are repeated, nonrhythmic movements or vocalizations.
Tourette syndrome is a disorder characterized by at least 1 motor Motor Neurons which send impulses peripherally to activate muscles or secretory cells. Nervous System: Histology and 1 vocal tic (may not occur at the same time) not caused by medication or other physiological processes, with an age of onset before 18, and lasting for more than 1 year.
Causative pathway remains largely unknown, although several theories exist.
Other tic characteristics:
Treatment is only needed when the disease interferes with a patient’s image, social activity, or education. Most patients Patients Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures. Clinician–Patient Relationship do well with education and CBT, without the need for medication or deep brain Brain The part of central nervous system that is contained within the skull (cranium). Arising from the neural tube, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including prosencephalon (the forebrain); mesencephalon (the midbrain); and rhombencephalon (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of cerebrum; cerebellum; and other structures in the brain stem. Nervous System: Anatomy, Structure, and Classification stimulation.
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