Somatic Diseases in Autistic Children

Overview

For many reasons, medical monitoring in autistic patients is very difficult. This study is designed to determine the prevalence of comorbid diseases (neurological, cardiac, digestive, dental diseases…) in patients suffering from ASD to prevent them or diagnose them earlier.

Full Title of Study: “Medical Monitoring and Somatic Diseases in Children Who Suffer From Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: January 1, 2021

Detailed Description

Mean goal : to determine the prevalence of comorbid diseases (neurological, cardiac, digestive, dental diseases…) in patients suffering from ASD to prevent them or diagnose them earlier. Secondary goals : – to obtain an objective assessment of the "general" monitoring in these patients (vaccinations, growth…) – to assess their habits (food, sleep, screen exposition) – to determine, in this monitoring and the habits, vigilance points which will need a specific pediatric consultation.

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • to determine the prevalence of comorbid diseases
    • Time Frame: 1 day
    • to determine the prevalence of comorbid diseases

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • consultation after psychiatric evaluation Exclusion criteria:

  • age > 18 years – Impossibility to obtain the consent of parents / legal representatives.

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: 18 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University Hospital, Montpellier
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Eric JEZIORSKI, Study Director, University Hospital, Montpellier

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