Phenotypic expression of autoimmune autistic disorder (AAD): a major subset of autism.

  title={Phenotypic expression of autoimmune autistic disorder (AAD): a major subset of autism.},
  author={Vijendra K. Singh},
  journal={Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists},
  volume={21 3},
  • Vijendra K. Singh
  • Published 2009 in
    Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal…
BACKGROUND Autism causes incapacitating neurologic problems in children that last a lifetime. The author of this article previously hypothesized that autism may be caused by autoimmunity to the brain, possibly triggered by a viral infection. This article is a summary of laboratory findings to date plus new data in support of an autoimmune pathogenesis for autism. METHODS Autoimmune markers were analyzed in the sera of autistic and normal children, but the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of some… CONTINUE READING

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