Cerebellar vermal volumes and behavioral correlates in children with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Webb2009CerebellarVV,
  title={Cerebellar vermal volumes and behavioral correlates in children with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Sara Jane Webb and Bobbi-Faun Sparks and S D Friedman and Dennis W. W. Shaw and Jay N. Giedd and Geraldine Dawson and Stephen R Dager},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2009},
  volume={172 1},
  pages={61-7}
}
Cerebellar histopathological abnormalities have been well documented in autism, although findings of structural differences, as determined by magnetic resonance imaging, have been less consistent. This report explores specific cerebellar vermal structures and their relation with severity of symptoms and cognitive functioning in young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children with ASD aged 3 to 4 years were compared with typically developing children (TD) matched to the ASD children… CONTINUE READING