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The Cranial Circumference in Autism

Michele Zappella

in The Neurology of Autism

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9780195182224
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199786701 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.003.0004
 The Cranial Circumference in Autism

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This chapter discusses the cranial circumference in children with autism/Asperger syndrome. The chapter details Sotos syndrome, Cole-Hughes macrocephaly syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Orsvatisk 1997 syndrome, Neurofibromatosis type 1 syndrome, Hypomelanosis of Ito syndrome, PTEN-hamartoma-tumor syndrome, and occult or mild hydrocephalus.

Keywords: autism; Asperger syndrome; macrocephaly; microcephaly; hydrocephalus; cranial tumors

Chapter.  4234 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuropsychology

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