Macrocephaly in children and adults with autism.

@article{Lainhart1997MacrocephalyIC,
  title={Macrocephaly in children and adults with autism.},
  author={Janet E. Lainhart and Joseph Piven and Mariusz Wzorek and Rebecca Landa and S. Santangelo and Hilary Coon and Susan E. Folstein},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={282-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the frequency and onset of macrocephaly in autism and its relationship to clinical features. METHOD Head circumferences at birth, during early childhood, and at the time of examination were studied in a community-based sample of autistic children and adults. The authors investigated whether head circumference at the time of examination was associated with clinical features. RESULTS Fourteen percent of the autistic subjects had macrocephaly: 11% of males and 24% of… CONTINUE READING
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