Autistic spectrum disorder in a 9-year-old girl with macrocephaly.

  title={Autistic spectrum disorder in a 9-year-old girl with macrocephaly.},
  author={Martin T. Stein and Ellen Roy Elias and Margarita S{\'a}enz and Laura L Pickler and Ann Reynolds},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  volume={31 7},
CASE A 9-year-old girl was brought for consultation due to autism and a large head circumference. Her birth weight was 6 pounds after a 37-week gestation to a healthy G3P1SAb 2 mother. She had been a healthy child with the exception of the development of a lipomatous lesion on the left thigh, requiring surgical removal at age 3(1/2) years. Autism was diagnosed at age 5 yr by a developmental pediatrician. She did not have cognitive disabilities or a history of seizures. The family history was… CONTINUE READING


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