Autism and tuberous sclerosis complex: prevalence and clinical features.

  title={Autism and tuberous sclerosis complex: prevalence and clinical features.},
  author={Peter B. Baker and Joseph Piven and Yuji Sato},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={28 4},
This study employed a hierarchical assessment to detect the prevalence of autism in a clinic sample of individuals with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). After screening subjects with the Autism Behavior Checklist, subsequent evaluations with the Autism Diagnostic Interview, and direct clinical observation, the prevalence of autistic disorder in this sample of 20 subjects was conservatively estimated at 20%. Data suggest a possible association between both hypsarrythmia and TSC-related cardiac… CONTINUE READING

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