A Tourette-like syndrome following cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermia: MRI volumetric measurements.

@article{Singer1997ATS,
  title={A Tourette-like syndrome following cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermia: MRI volumetric measurements.},
  author={H S Singer and P S Dela Cruz and Michael T. Abrams and Steven Bean and Allan L. Reiss},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={588-92}
}
We present the case of an adolescent boy who developed a variety of simple and complex motor and vocal tics (Tourette-like syndrome), along with inattentiveness and obsessive-compulsive behaviors after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and profound hypothermia. A single photon emission computed tomography study 2 months after surgery showed reduced uptake in the left hemisphere and 2 years later a perfusion defect in the basal ganglia. Serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies… CONTINUE READING