Morphologic features of the amygdala and hippocampus in children and adults with Tourette syndrome.

  title={Morphologic features of the amygdala and hippocampus in children and adults with Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Bradley S. Peterson and Huimahn Alex Choi and Xuejun Hao and Jose A Amat and Hongtu Zhu and Ronald C. Whiteman and Jun Liu and Dongrong Xu and Ravi Bansal},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={64 11},
CONTEXT Limbic portions of cortical-subcortical circuits are likely involved in the pathogenesis of Tourette syndrome (TS). They are anatomically, developmentally, neurochemically, and functionally related to the basal ganglia, and the basal ganglia are thought to produce the symptoms of tics, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder that commonly affect persons with TS. OBJECTIVE To study the morphologic features of the hippocampus and amygdala in children… CONTINUE READING

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