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Asperger syndrome

Introduction: Asperger syndrome

Description of Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome (medical condition): A neuropsychiatric disorder mainly involving the inability to...more »

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Asperger syndrome: neuropsychiatric disorder whose major manifestation is an inability to interact socially; other features include poor verbal and motor skills, singlemindedness, and social withdrawal.
Source: CRISP

Asperger syndrome: A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism (AUTISTIC DISORDER). It is characterized by severe, sustained, clinically significant impairment of social interaction, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In contrast to autism, there are no clinically significant delays in language or cognitive development. (From DSM-IV).
Source: MeSH 2007

Asperger syndrome: Related Topics

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Asperger syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Asperger syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Asperger syndrome, or a subtype of Asperger syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Asperger syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Asperger syndrome as a Disease

Asperger syndrome (medical condition): See Asperger syndrome (disease information).
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Asperger syndrome: Article Excerpts

Asperger syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by an inability to understand how to interact ... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Asperger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Asperger syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by an inability to understand how to... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Asperger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

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Asperger syndrome as a Symptom

Asperger syndrome (symptom): Asperger syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by an inability to understand how to... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Asperger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

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