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Tourette’s syndrome- Dr Georges Gilles de la Tourette

Resource type: Frequently Asked Questions  —  Date posted: March 7th, 2012   Number of views: 2307

Why is it called Tourette's syndrome?

The disorder is named for Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who first described an 86-year-old French noblewoman with the condition in 1885.

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