Childhood Autism in Tuberous Sclerosis

Prabhat Sitholey, Vimal M. Aga, Vivek Agarwal, Mata Prasad

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-617
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume65
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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Keywords

  • Childhood autism
  • Tuberous sclerosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Sitholey, P., Aga, V. M., Agarwal, V., & Prasad, M. (1998). Childhood Autism in Tuberous Sclerosis. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 65(4), 615-617. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02730908