A videotape segment accompanies this article.
Tics in a patient with Parkinson's disease†
Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2005
Copyright © 1986 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 79–83, 1986
How to Cite
Shale, H., Fahn, S. and Mayeux, R. (1986), Tics in a patient with Parkinson's disease. Mov. Disord., 1: 79–83. doi: 10.1002/mds.870010111
- Issue online: 23 MAY 2005
- Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2005
- Parkinson's disease;
- Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
A patient with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome later developed Parkinson's disease in middle age. This was accompanied by a marked reduction in the frequency of tics but levodopa toxicity exacerbated the tics. The dopamine hypothesis of tic disorders is supported by this observation.