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Descriptor English: Autistic Disorder
Descriptor Spanish: Trastorno Autístico
Descriptor Portuguese: Transtorno Autístico
Descriptor French: Trouble autistique
Entry term(s): Autism
Autism, Early Infantile
Autism, Infantile
Disorder, Autistic
Disorders, Autistic
Early Infantile Autism
Infantile Autism
Infantile Autism, Early
Kanner Syndrome
Kanner's Syndrome
Kanners Syndrome
Tree number(s): F03.625.164.113.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001321
Scope note: A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Autism (1966-1970)
Schizophrenia, Childhood (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 1999; see AUTISM INFANTILE 1981-1998; see AUTISM, EARLY INFANTILE 1971-1980; see SCHIZOPHRENIA, CHILDHOOD 1968-1970; AUTISM was heading 1966-1998
Online Note: use AUTISM, INFANTILE to search AUTISM, EARLY INFANTILE 1971-80; use SCHIZOPHRENIA, CHILDHOOD 1968-70
History Note: 1981(1966)
DeCS ID: 1327
Unique ID: D001321
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Autistic Disorder - Preferred
Concept UI M0001983
Scope note A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)
Preferred term Autistic Disorder
Entry term(s) Autism
Autism, Early Infantile
Autism, Infantile
Disorder, Autistic
Disorders, Autistic
Early Infantile Autism
Infantile Autism
Infantile Autism, Early
Kanner Syndrome
Kanner's Syndrome
Kanners Syndrome



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