Right-hemisphere dysfunction in Asperger's syndrome.

  title={Right-hemisphere dysfunction in Asperger's syndrome.},
  author={Jennifer McKelvey and Raymond Lambert and Laurent Mottron and Michael Israel Shevell},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={10 4},
Asperger's syndrome has many clinical features in common with acquired right-hemisphere dysfunction and has been postulated to result from a developmental abnormality of the right hemisphere. However, right-hemisphere abnormality has not previously been documented on neuroanatomic or functional imaging in patients with Asperger's syndrome. We report three patients with Asperger's syndrome found to have abnormal right-hemisphere function on single photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT… CONTINUE READING


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