The article reports two cases of childhood autism in tuberous sclerosis (TS). Certain atypical features are highlighted. The probands did not show the common seizure types associated with either TS or autism. No ventricular dilatation, cerebral atrophy or temporal lobe involvement was evident. The high prevalence of childhood autism in TS probands with moderate to severe mental retardation has been emphasized.
- Childhood autism
- Tuberous sclerosis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health