Autism-Open Access

Autism-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7890

+44 1223 790975

Joseph A Bellanti

School of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington D.C, USA

  • Original Article   
    Relationship and Therapeutic Evolution of Food Allergy in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: treating the Overlap Syndrome
    Author(s): Aderbal Sabra*, Joseph A Bellanti, Aderbal Sabra Filho and Selma Sabra

    Introduction: The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) occurs in one out of every 54 individuals, it is characterized by disorders of neurological development and can affect any child regardless of sex, race, or socioeconomic status. Methods: The goal of this work was to evaluate the clinical progression of ASD in 100 patients with ASD and food allergy (FA) submitted to FA treatment, the study group, compared to the 100 patients of a control group, with no diet. All ASD patients were diagnosed with food allergy and attended at the Unit of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Food Allergy and Autism at UNIGRANRIO University School of Medicine, Rio de Janeiro Brazil. All patients from the study were submitted to FA treatment of the “overlap syndrome” and the clinical progression of ASD was evaluated. After identification of the food allergens inv.. View More»

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