Dermatology Information Center
Author reviews a case of prurigo pigmentosa in a patient following the ketogenic diet and outlines a strategy to diagnose and treat this condition.
Diagnosis of the less severe forms of autism may require a high level of suspicion and recognition of "soft" clues on the part of the clinician.
Neurology Information Center, News, Pediatrics Information Center
Increased risk seen for autism spectrum disorder and disorder with comorbid intellectual disability.
News, Pediatrics Information Center
Neurological, developmental, psychiatric disorders common in those with autism spectrum disorder.
In utero exposure to the anti-epileptic drug valproate was associated with a five-fold elevated risk of autism and three-fold elevated risk for an ASD.
Small excess risk for an autism spectrum disorder noted after celiac disease diagnosis.
Pediatrics Information Center, Sleep Information Center
More children with autism spectrum disorder have sleep problems compared with peers.
Neurology Information Center
Researchers performed a systematic review of PubMed literature until May
2020 including clinical sequencing studies that utilized next-generation sequencing (NGS) in individuals with epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or intellectual disability (ID).
Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder
Having a first-degree relative with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder increases risk for autism spectrum disorders.