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Tardive dystonia in patients with Tourette's syndrome†
Article first published online: 12 OCT 2004
Copyright © 1988 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 3, Issue 3, pages 274–280, 1988
How to Cite
Singh, S. K. and Jankovic, J. (1988), Tardive dystonia in patients with Tourette's syndrome. Mov. Disord., 3: 274–280. doi: 10.1002/mds.870030313
- Issue published online: 12 OCT 2004
- Article first published online: 12 OCT 2004
- Tourette's syndrome;
- Tardive dystonia;
We describe two patients with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (TS) who developed tardive dystonia after treatment with neuroleptics. The dystonic movements persisted after the offending drugs were stopped and improved with tetrabenazine. Tardive dystonia in TS has not been documented previously.