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ERIC Number: EJ485021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Four Case Histories and a Literature Review of Williams Syndrome and Autistic Behavior.
Gillberg, Christopher; Rasmussen, Peder
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v24 n3 p381-93 Jun 1994
This paper summarizes the case histories of four young children with concurrent autistic disorder and Williams syndrome. Williams syndrome comprises a peculiar facial appearance, learning disorder, and often hypercalcemia, mild microcephaly, large blood vessel stenosis, and a specific behavioral phenotype. Literature on Williams syndrome is reviewed, focusing on prevalence, biochemical abnormalities, chromosome abnormalities, and brain morphology. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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