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Asperger disease

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Asperger syndrome; Asperger syndrome, susceptibility to; Asperger's disease; Asperger's disorder
SNOMED CT: Asperger's syndrome (23560001); Asperger disorder (23560001); Aspergers disorder (23560001); Asperger's disorder (23560001)
Related genes: NLGN4X, NLGN3
OMIM® Phenotypic series: PS608638


A disorder beginning in childhood whose essential features are persistent impairment in reciprocal social communication and social interaction, and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. These symptoms may limit or impair everyday functioning. (From DSM-5) [from MeSH]

Professional guidelines


Shaffer LG; American College of Medical Genetics Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee.
Genet Med 2005 Nov-Dec;7(9):650-4. doi: 10.109701.gim.0000186545.83160.1e. PMID: 16301868Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies


Théberge J
Top Magn Reson Imaging 2008 Apr;19(2):111-30. doi: 10.1097/RMR.0b013e3181808140. PMID: 19363433

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