Written by: Patricia Inacio. Ph.d
Published by: Angelman Syndrome News
Epileptic seizures contribute more than previously thought to autism symptoms in patients with Angelman syndrome, according to researchers.
The study, “Effect of epilepsy on autism symptoms in Angelman syndrome,” was published in the journal Molecular Autism. Autism and epilepsy often co-occur in patients with Angelman syndrome, but the extent to which the association between autism symptoms and epilepsy is due to shared aetiology or to the direct effects of seizures was unclear. Click here to the rest of the story.