Aberrant striatal functional connectivity in children with autism.

  title={Aberrant striatal functional connectivity in children with autism.},
  author={Adriana Di Martino and Clare Kelly and Rebecca Grzadzinski and Xi-Nian Zuo and Maarten Mennes and Mar{\'i}a Angeles Mairena and C. Lord and F. Xavier Castellanos and Michael P. Milham},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={69 9},
BACKGROUND Models of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) as neural disconnection syndromes have been predominantly supported by examinations of abnormalities in corticocortical networks in adults with autism. A broader body of research implicates subcortical structures, particularly the striatum, in the physiopathology of autism. Resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging has revealed detailed maps of striatal circuitry in healthy and psychiatric populations and vividly captured… CONTINUE READING


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