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Therapy-refractory Tourette syndrome: beneficial outcome with globus pallidus internus deep brain stimulation.

Abstract
We report on a female patient with Tourette syndrome and a 12-month follow-up after chronic deep brain stimulation in the globus pallidus internus which resulted in excellent remission of motor and vocal tics.
AuthorsSandra Dehning, Jan-Hinnerk Mehrkens, Norbert Müller, Kai Bötzel
JournalMovement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society (Mov Disord) Vol. 23 Issue 9 Pg. 1300-2 (Jul 15 2008) ISSN: 1531-8257 [Electronic] United States
PMID18528896 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Copyright(c) 2008 Movement Disorder Society.
Topics
  • Adult
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (methods)
  • Female
  • Globus Pallidus (physiology)
  • Humans
  • Tourette Syndrome (therapy)
  • Treatment Outcome

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