Neurometabolic disorders and dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders.

Abstract

The cause of autism remains largely unknown because it is likely multifactorial, arising from the interaction of biologic, genetic, and environmental factors. The specific role of metabolic abnormalities also is largely unknown, but current research may provide insight into the pathophysiologic underpinnings of autism, at least in some patients. We review a… (More)

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@article{Zecavati2009NeurometabolicDA, title={Neurometabolic disorders and dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders.}, author={Nassim Zecavati and Sarah J. Spence}, journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports}, year={2009}, volume={9 2}, pages={129-36} }