Chronic pain in individuals with previously undiagnosed autistic spectrum disorders.

@article{Bursch2004ChronicPI,
  title={Chronic pain in individuals with previously undiagnosed autistic spectrum disorders.},
  author={Brenda Bursch and Kathleen Ingman and Lisa Vitti and Paul Hyman and Lonnie K. Zeltzer},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={290-5}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of this article is to heighten clinician awareness by describing 2 patients with signs and symptoms of a possible autistic disorder. Autistic spectrum disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by impairment in reciprocal social interaction skills or communication skills and/or by the presence of stereotyped behavior, interests, and activities. Pain can be the initial presenting symptom for individuals with a previously undiagnosed autistic spectrum disorder… CONTINUE READING