Grant and Soles25 found that lack of vitamin D in mothers is a possible threating issue for the progress of infantile autism
. This may affect fetal brain growth and maternal immune system status in gestation period.
Tribute to Grunya Efimovna Sukhareva, the woman who first described infantile autism
. J Pediatr Neurosci 2017; 12: 300-1.
In 1943, Kanner published a paper apply the term 'early infantile autism
' to this group of children, characterized by withdrawal and with ritualistic behaviors, and gave medical literature a window to this complex and enigmatic disorder.
Symptoms in the first two years of life: a preliminary population study of infantile autism
. Eur Arch Psychiatry Neurol Sci 1989; 238: 169-74.
Cerebellar hypoplasia and hyperplasia in infantile autism
. Lancet, 343(8888):634, 1994.
The authors report, "Longer duration of use (i.e., use for >20 weeks in gestation) increased the risk of ASD or infantile autism
with hyperkinetic symptoms almost twofold."
Autism disorder (AD) was first described in 1943 by American child psychologist Leo Kanner.1 He presented 11 children whose behaviours were obviously different from others.1 Kanner suspected that they had an inborn feature which had prevented their regular social contacts.1 AD is sometimes referred to as early infantile autism
, childhood or Kanner's autism.1
Likewise, a percent of 4.2 is comprised of pupils with infantile autism
, attachment disorder, cerebral organic syndrome, emotional disorder, behaviour disorder, conduit disorder (Fig.
and parental socioeconomic status: A case of bimodal distribution.
According to Carvill (2001), as early as 1958 Keeler looked at childhood schizophrenia and found that five children who were blind had characteristics similar to those with infantile autism
. More recently, Absoud, Parr, Salt, and Dale (2011) confirmed that young children with congenital severe visual impairments were at risk of early social communication difficulties by school age, and that 11 to 40% met the criteria for autism.
In DSM-III (1980), (13) specific diagnostic criteria for infantile autism
and pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) appeared for the first time.
Titus, "Perinatal complications as predictors of infantile autism
," International Journal of Neuroscience, vol.