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Constipation in children with autism and autistic spectrum disorder

Pang, Karl; Croaker, Geoffrey (David)


Background: Children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) have long been known to suffer from GIT symptoms. We planned to quantify the contribution of this group to our constipation clinic workload, and to discover defining group characteristics. Methods: The characteristics of the bowel habit of children with autism ± neuro-developmental psychiatric (NDP) diagnoses were compared with 'normal' children by retrospective chart review. Data were entered into an Excel spreadsheet (Microsoft...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Pediatric Surgery International
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-010-2680-8


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