Ferritin levels and their association with regional brain volumes in Tourette's syndrome.

  title={Ferritin levels and their association with regional brain volumes in Tourette's syndrome.},
  author={Daniel A Gorman and Hongtu Zhu and George M. Anderson and Mark Davies and Bradley S. Peterson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={163 7},
OBJECTIVE A previous small study showed lower serum ferritin levels in subjects with Tourette's syndrome than in healthy subjects. The authors measured peripheral iron indices in a large group of Tourette's syndrome and comparison subjects and explored associations of ferritin levels with regional brain volumes. METHOD Ferritin was measured in 107 children and adults (63 Tourette's syndrome, 44 comparison); serum iron was measured in 73 (41 Tourette's syndrome, 32 comparison). Magnetic… CONTINUE READING
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