Brain anatomy and development in autism: review of structural MRI studies

@article{Brambilla2003BrainAA,
  title={Brain anatomy and development in autism: review of structural MRI studies},
  author={Paolo Brambilla and Antonio Y. Hardan and Stefania Ucelli di Nemi and Jorge Perez and Jair C. Soares and Francesco Barale},
  journal={Brain Research Bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={61},
  pages={557-569}
}

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