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Descriptor in English: Tics
Descriptor in Spanish: Tics
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tiques
Descriptor in French: Tics
Entry term(s): Chorea, Habit
Choreas, Habit
Gestural Tic
Gestural Tics
Habit Chorea
Habit Choreas
Habit Spasm
Habit Spasms
Habituation Spasm
Habituation Spasms
Motor Tic
Motor Tics
Spasm, Habit
Spasm, Habituation
Spasms, Habit
Spasms, Habituation
Tic
Tic, Gestural
Tic, Motor
Tic, Transient
Tic, Vocal
Tics, Gestural
Tics, Motor
Tics, Transient
Tics, Vocal
Transient Tic
Transient Tics
Vocal Tic
Vocal Tics
Tree number(s): C10.597.350.700
C23.888.592.350.700
Scope note: Habitual, repeated, rapid contraction of certain muscles, resulting in stereotyped individualized actions that can be voluntarily suppressed for only brief periods. They often involve the face, vocal cords, neck, and less often the extremities. Examples include repetitive throat clearing, vocalizations, sniffing, pursing the lips, and excessive blinking. Tics tend to be aggravated by emotional stress. When frequent they may interfere with speech and INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS. Conditions which feature frequent and prominent tics as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as TIC DISORDERS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp109-10)
Annotation: TIC DISORDERS is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2000
See also the descriptors: Tourette Syndrome MeSH
DeCS UI: 34317
Descriptor UI: D020323
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/04
Tics - Preferred
Concept UI M0328648
Scope note Habitual, repeated, rapid contraction of certain muscles, resulting in stereotyped individualized actions that can be voluntarily suppressed for only brief periods. They often involve the face, vocal cords, neck, and less often the extremities. Examples include repetitive throat clearing, vocalizations, sniffing, pursing the lips, and excessive blinking. Tics tend to be aggravated by emotional stress. When frequent they may interfere with speech and INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS. Conditions which feature frequent and prominent tics as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as TIC DISORDERS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp109-10)
Preferred term Tics
Entry term(s) Chorea, Habit
Choreas, Habit
Habit Chorea
Habit Choreas
Habit Spasm
Habit Spasms
Habituation Spasm
Habituation Spasms
Spasm, Habit
Spasm, Habituation
Spasms, Habit
Spasms, Habituation
Tic
Tic, Vocal - Narrower
Concept UI M0337134
Preferred term Tic, Vocal
Entry term(s) Tics, Vocal
Vocal Tic
Vocal Tics
Tic, Transient - Narrower
Concept UI M0337136
Preferred term Tic, Transient
Entry term(s) Tics, Transient
Transient Tic
Transient Tics
Tic, Gestural - Narrower
Concept UI M0337135
Preferred term Tic, Gestural
Entry term(s) Gestural Tic
Gestural Tics
Tics, Gestural
Tic, Motor - Narrower
Concept UI M0337133
Preferred term Tic, Motor
Entry term(s) Motor Tic
Motor Tics
Tics, Motor



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