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Brief Report: Acrocallosal Syndrome and Autism

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The authors describe a boy presenting with acrocallosal syndrome and autism. Clinical features included craniofacial dysmorphisms, polydactyly, and mental retardation, besides behavioral symptoms compatible with autism. Neuroimaging revealed hypoplasia of the corpus callosum and cerebellar abnormalities. The role of this entity and other associated conditions in autism may be coincidental or reveal new clues to the understanding of autism as a behavioral syndrome.

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Eduardo steiner, C., Mantovani guerreiro, M. & Paula marques-de-faria, A. Brief Report: Acrocallosal Syndrome and Autism. J Autism Dev Disord 34, 723–726 (2004).

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