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We did know, however, over the years that there are certain medical disorders that have been associated with autism: tuberous sclerosis – that is a genetic disorder. PKU is a metabolic disorder. Congenital rubella is a viral illness. Down Syndrome is another specific genetic disorder. Over the years, we have had a limited number of diseases that we know are associated with autistic symptoms. This is something every pediatric neurologist knows.

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