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Asperger syndrome (AS), an aa kent as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder chairacterised bi signeeficant difficulties in social interaction an nonverbal communication, alang wi restrictit an repetitive patterns o behaviour an interests.[1] As a milder autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it differs frae ither ASDs bi relatively normal leid an intelligence.[2] Awtho nae required for diagnosis, pheesical clumsiness an unuisual uise o leid are common.[3][4] Symptoms uisually begin afore twa years auld an teepically last for a person's entire life.[1]

Asperger syndrome
SynonymsAsperger's syndrome, Asperger disorder (AD), Asperger's
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Repetitively stackin or linin up objects is associatit wi Asperger syndrome.
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SpecialtyPsychiatry
ICD-10F84.5
ICD-9-CM299.80
OMIM608638
DiseasesDB31268
MedlinePlus001549
eMedicineped/147
Patient UKAsperger syndrome
MeSHF03.550.325.100

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Autism Spectrum Disorder". National Institute of Mental Health. September 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  2. "F84.5 Asperger syndrome". World Health Organization. 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  3. McPartland J, Klin A (2006). "Asperger's syndrome". Adolesc Med Clin. 17 (3): 771–88. doi:10.1016/j.admecli.2006.06.010. PMID 17030291. 
  4. Baskin JH, Sperber M, Price BH (2006). "Asperger syndrome revisited". Rev Neurol Dis. 3 (1): 1–7. PMID 16596080.