Medical Dictionary: AS


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AS: Another name for Asperger syndrome.
AS (condition): Behavioral disorder similar to autism with impaired social interaction, but retaining communication skills.

AS: Asperger syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by an inability to understand how to interact socially. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Asperger Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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