Tourette Syndrome and Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity. Clinical Remission with a Gluten-Free Diet: A Description Case

  title={Tourette Syndrome and Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity. Clinical Remission with a Gluten-Free Diet: A Description Case},
  author={Luis Rodrigo and Marcos Huerta and Javier Salas-Puig},
  journal={Journal of sleep disorders and therapy},
Background: Tourette syndrome (TS) is a primary tic disorder, that reaches most commonly medical attention and monitoring, Its etiology remains unknow and there are scant information about the role of associated food intolerance to its presence. Methods: We analyze the case of a 13 y.o. female, with a long history of 10 years of tics and obsessivecompulsive disorder. She had a family history positive for celiac disease and we studied for her presence, determining serological markers (anti… Expand
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