Infantile autism and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

  • Junko Komoto
  • Seigo Usui
  • Saburo Otsuki
  • Akira Terao
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Abstract

We report a boy with autism and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Myopathy was noted after 2 years of age and has since progressed slowly. At present this autistic child, 11 years 4 months old, has shown no signs of deterioration.

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Junko Komoto
    • 1
  • Seigo Usui
    • 1
  • Saburo Otsuki
    • 1
  • Akira Terao
    • 2
  1. 1.Misasa Branch HospitalOkayama University HospitalMisasa, TottoriJapan
  2. 2.Kawasaki Medical CollegeJapan

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