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Is there any correlation between the presence of a choroid plexus cyst at mid-pregnancy and autism?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Choroid plexus cysts are identified with ultrasounds and reflect a disruption in in the formation of the organ that makes spinal fluid.
There is a general observation that children with autism have an increased risk of all sorts of fetal abnormalities and birth complications, but the findings to date suggest that this is a correlation, not a cause of autism.

In brief: Probably not

Choroid plexus cysts are identified with ultrasounds and reflect a disruption in in the formation of the organ that makes spinal fluid.
There is a general observation that children with autism have an increased risk of all sorts of fetal abnormalities and birth complications, but the findings to date suggest that this is a correlation, not a cause of autism.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Seems Not

There is no obvious association, as many non autistic situations have this happen.

In brief: Seems Not

There is no obvious association, as many non autistic situations have this happen.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Carlos Barrios
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: None

There is no clinical correlation in these structures which are not in the brain matter itself and makes CSF.
I can tell you that imaging studies show correlation in the brain itself involving pathways of communication to and from its different areas. Hope this helps!

In brief: None

There is no clinical correlation in these structures which are not in the brain matter itself and makes CSF.
I can tell you that imaging studies show correlation in the brain itself involving pathways of communication to and from its different areas. Hope this helps!
Dr. Carlos Barrios
Dr. Carlos Barrios
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