What are the common comorbidities of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2019
  • Author: James Robert Brasic, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Gastrointestinal disorders, particularly constipation and chronic diarrhea, are more common in children with autism spectrum disorder. The risk of gastrointestinal disorders increases with the severity of autism symptoms. [108]


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