Tardive dystonia in patients with Tourette's syndrome

Sanjay K. Singh, Joseph Jankovic

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-280
Number of pages7
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1988


  • Neuroleptics
  • Tardive dystonia
  • Tourette's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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