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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 56, No. 1, 2008, pp. 74-76
Bioline Code: ni08017
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2008, pp. 74-76

 en Correlation of autism with temporal tubers in tuberous sclerosis complex
Kothur, Kavitha; Ray, Munni & Malhi, Prahbhjot


Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an inherited genetic disorder commonly associated with neuropsychiatric complications like epilepsy, mental retardation, autism and other behavioral problems and constitutes about 1-4% of the autistic population. Mental retardation and seizures, particularly infantile spasms are significant risk factors for the development of autism. Patients of TSC with autism are more likely to have temporal tubers than those cases without autism. We describe clinical and neuroimaging features of two such cases of tuberous sclerosis with autism.

Autism, neuropsychiatric manifestations, tuberous sclerosis

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