Infantile autism and the fragile X. A Swedish multicenter study

Am J Med Genet. Jan-Feb 1986;23(1-2):403-8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320230132.

Abstract

In a Swedish multicenter study of 122 cases of infantile autism, 16 boys (13%) were found to be fragile (X) (q27) positive. None of the 21 girls studied were fragile (X) positive.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Autistic Disorder / etiology
  • Autistic Disorder / genetics*
  • Autistic Disorder / psychology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cytogenetics
  • Female
  • Fragile X Syndrome / complications*
  • Fragile X Syndrome / epidemiology
  • Fragile X Syndrome / psychology
  • Genetic Testing
  • Humans
  • Intelligence
  • Male
  • Sex Chromosome Aberrations / complications*
  • Sweden