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Tics: Introduction

Tics: Involuntary muscle twitches. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tics is available below.

Symptoms of Tics

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Tics: Related Patient Stories

Tics: Deaths

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Causes of Tics

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Definitions of Tics:

Disorders characterized by recurrent TICS that may interfere with speech and other activities. Tics are sudden, rapid, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations which may be exacerbated by stress and are generally attenuated during absorbing activities. Tic disorders are distinguished from conditions which feature other types of abnormal movements that may accompany general medical conditions. (From DSM-IV, 1994) - (Source - Diseases Database)

A local and habitual twitching especially in the face - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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