Childhood psychosis and computed tomographic brain scan findings.

  title={Childhood psychosis and computed tomographic brain scan findings.},
  author={Christopher G Gillberg and P{\aa}l Svendsen},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={13 1},
Twenty-seven infantile autistic children, nine children with other kinds of childhood psychoses, 23 children with mental retardation, and 16 normal children were examined with computerized tomography of the brain. Gross abnormalities were seen in 26% of the autism cases. It was also estimated that about the same proportion of a total population of infantile autistic children show gross changes of CT brain scan. Abnormalities in the region of the frontal horns of the ventricular system tended to… CONTINUE READING

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