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What causes tourette syndrome?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: Gene mapping in

families with multi-generational GTS shows many mutant genes, alone or in combination, cause GTS.
The complex patterns of inheritance & associated neuropsychiatric & neurodevelopmental disorders are on omim.org/entry/137580?search=tourette%20gene&highlight=tourette%20gene.Until whole genome testing is affordable,a Chromosomal Microarray is the blood test most likely to detect GTS mutations.

In brief: Gene mapping in

families with multi-generational GTS shows many mutant genes, alone or in combination, cause GTS.
The complex patterns of inheritance & associated neuropsychiatric & neurodevelopmental disorders are on omim.org/entry/137580?search=tourette%20gene&highlight=tourette%20gene.Until whole genome testing is affordable,a Chromosomal Microarray is the blood test most likely to detect GTS mutations.
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