Association of gestational maternal hypothyroxinemia and increased autism risk Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Autistic Disorder
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
  • Thyroxine

abstract

  • We found a consistent association between severe, early gestation maternal hypothyroxinemia and autistic symptoms in offspring. Findings are concordant with epidemiological, biological, and experimental data on autism. Although these findings cannot establish causality, they open the possibility of preventive interventions.

publication date

  • November 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ana.23976

PubMed ID

  • 23943579

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 733

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 74

number

  • 5