20. Medical Aspects of Autism

  1. Fred R. Volkmar,
  2. Rhea Paul,
  3. Ami Klin and
  4. Donald Cohen
  1. Pauline A. Filipek

Published Online: 30 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470939345.ch20

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

How to Cite

Filipek, P. A. (2005) Medical Aspects of Autism, in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition (eds F. R. Volkmar, R. Paul, A. Klin and D. Cohen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470939345.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 SEP 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471716969

Online ISBN: 9780470939345

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Keywords:

  • medical aspects;
  • definitive hearing test;
  • karyotype analysis;
  • DNA analysis;
  • metabolic testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Autism and Medical Conditions: Viewing the Relationship from Both Sides of a Semantic Coin

  • The Medical Evaluation in Autism

  • Medical Signs and Symptoms Associated with Autism

  • Autism Associated with Specific Disorders or Syndromes

  • Conclusion

  • Recommended Reading List for Parents and Professionals