Two cases of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome treated with haloperidol.

  • Hemamali Perera
  • Published 1975 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…

Abstract

Two cases of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome occurring in Sri Lanka are reported. Both patients had the characteristics of the syndrome as described by Fernando (1967): (1) Childhood onset (below 16 years of age); (2) Multiple motor tics; (3) Unprovoked vocal utterances which may progress to coprolalia. Both responded to haloperidol, withdrawal of… (More)

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