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Is asd of the heart linked with autism in anyway?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not really
There are chromosomal disorders that have ASD and developmental delay as primary features, but that would be the only link.
Di george syndrome and 22q11 syndrome, are two obvious examples.

In brief: Not really
There are chromosomal disorders that have ASD and developmental delay as primary features, but that would be the only link.
Di george syndrome and 22q11 syndrome, are two obvious examples.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
There is no evidence to link heart asds and autism.
Not even any uncorroborated theories that i know of.

In brief: No
There is no evidence to link heart asds and autism.
Not even any uncorroborated theories that i know of.
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
There is no association where patients with ASD have increased frequency of autism.
As mentioned, there are patients with both, but this random.

In brief: No
There is no association where patients with ASD have increased frequency of autism.
As mentioned, there are patients with both, but this random.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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