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  • Condition: Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome (RPLS) due to Adrenal Pheochromocytoma
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 27-year-old male patient diagnosed with reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS) due to adrenal pheochromocytoma treated with surgery and two weeks of ?-blockers and ?-blockers.
  • Condition: Tic Disorders
  • Journal: Behavior therapy
  • Treatment Used: Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tic Disorders
  • Number of Patients: 15
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using the Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tic Disorders for children under 9.
  • Condition: Tic Disorders
  • Journal: Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
  • Treatment Used: Pharmacotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review of the literature examined pharmacotherapies for tic disorders, such as Tourette Syndrome.
  • Condition: Intractable Tic Disorders
  • Journal: International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group
  • Treatment Used: Stereotactic Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation in the Anterior Limbs of Patients' Internal Capsules
  • Number of Patients: 50
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of applying stereotactic radiofrequency thermocoagulation in the anterior limbs of patients' internal capsules in treating intractable tic disorders.
  • Condition: Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (GTS)
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)
  • Number of Patients: 42
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This study examined the effect of a standardized Comprehensive Behavior Intervention for Tics (CBIT) in adolescent patients with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (GTS) and healthy controls on perception-action binding in an inhibitory control paradigm.
  • Condition: Tourette Syndrome (TS)
  • Journal: Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Treatment Used: Relaxation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 40
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This study assessed the effectiveness of relaxation therapy as a treatment for tics in patients with Tourette syndrome (disorder that involves repetitive movements or unwanted sounds that can't be easily controlled; TS).
  • Condition: Tics
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Aripiprazole
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study aimed to assess the safety of aripiprazole for tic disorders in children and adolescents.
  • Condition: Hyperkinetic movement disorders
  • Journal: Clinical neuropharmacology
  • Treatment Used: vesicular monoamine transporter inhibitors
  • Number of Patients: 135
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The study researched vesicular monoamine transporter inhibitors.
  • Condition: Tourette syndrome (TS) and chronic tic disorders (CTDs)
  • Journal: Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
  • Treatment Used: Oral appliance
  • Number of Patients: 77
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The study researched the outcomes of cranial facial manipulation with an oral appliance for Tourette syndrome (TS) and chronic tic disorders (CTDs).
  • Condition: Broadly Defined Obsessive-Compulsive-Related Disorders (OCRDs)
  • Journal: The primary care companion for CNS disorders
  • Treatment Used: Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 69
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This study investigated the use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat patients with OCRDs.
  • Condition: Chronic Tic Disorders
  • Journal: Behavior modification
  • Treatment Used: Habit Reversal Training
  • Number of Patients: 27
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using habit reversal training to treat children with chronic tic disorders.
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