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Tics, Tourette Syndrome, Seizures, and Headaches

  • J. Gordon Millichap
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Abstract

Neurological disorders that sometimes complicate the syndrome of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder include tics and Tourette syndrome, seizures and headaches. Causes underlying the ADHD may also be responsible for these disorders or, alternatively, drugs used in the treatment of ADHD may result in neurological side-effects. Special tests, including an EEG and CT or MRI, may be necessary to uncover the cause and determine the appropriate therapy. The recognition and diagnosis of associated neurological disorders is important for the optimal management of ADHD.

Keywords

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Tourette Syndrome Migraine With Aura Stimulant Medication Migraine Without Aura 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gordon Millichap
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  1. 1.Division of NeurologyNorthwestern University Medical School, Children’s Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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