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Gastrointestinal Problems in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Gastrointestinal Problems in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Gastrointestinal Problems in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Author(s):

Timothy Buie

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195371826.003.0028
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date: 17 December 2017

This chapter discusses the prevalence of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in individuals with autism. It characterizes some of the unusual clinical presentations of pain and addresses speculated dietary and nutritional issues in children. Inflammation in the GI tract is discussed. Finally, some reflection on research pathways involving the GI problems in children with autism is offered.

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