Thursday, November 25, 2010

Debunked

This 2 year old child has not yet talked but is able to do this. In fact, this is all he likes to do. When you try to interact with him, he does not make eye contact. "He likes to play alone," the parents say.

Challenge: That's all you really need to suggest a diagnosis of what?

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3 comments:

sid said...

Autism

Anonymous said...

Autism?

Craig Chen said...

exactly right
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Debunked

This patient exhibits signs and symptoms of the autism spectrum. Although previously, vaccinations were suspected to be a cause of autism, this is now known to be untrue.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.