General movements in infants with autism spectrum disorders.

  title={General movements in infants with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Helen Phagava and Filippo Muratori and Christa Einspieler and Sandra Maestro and Fabio Apicella and Andrea Guzzetta and Heinz R. F. Prechtl and Giovanni Cioni},
  journal={Georgian medical news},
General movements (GMs) are a distinct movement pattern carried out spontaneously without external stimulation and seen in fetuses of 9 weeks gestational age till 21 weeks postterm. GMs are helpful in the early diagnosis of an impaired central nervous system and the specific prediction of later neurological deficits. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder involving a life-long deficit in several aspects of the social and communicative behavior. Recently there appeared… CONTINUE READING
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