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Tourette syndrome


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
  • Tourette disorder
  • Tourette's syndrome
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Associacion Sindrome de Tourette de Peru
    Luisa Fernanda L. de Romana, Gen. Sec.
    Las Golondrinas #390
    Lima 27, PeruFax: + 51-1-224-7567

  • The Movement Disorder Society International Secretariat
    555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
    Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
    Telephone: 414-276-2145
    Fax: 414-276-3346

  • Tourette Syndrome Association
    42-40 Bell Boulevard
    Suite 205
    Bayside, NY 11361-2820
    Toll-free: 888-4-TOURET (486-8738)
    Telephone: 718-224-2999
    Fax: 718-279-9596

  • Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
    #206, 194 Jarvis Street
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5B 2B7
    Toll-free: 800-361-3120
    Telephone: (416) 861-8398
    Fax: (416) 861-2472

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support