Colonic CD8 and gamma delta T-cell infiltration with epithelial damage in children with autism

Raoul I. Furlano, Andrew Anthony, Richard Day, Angela Brown, Louise McGarvey, Michael A. Thomson, Susan E. Davies, Mark Berelowitz, Alastair Forbes, Andrew J. Wakefield, John A. Walker-Smith, Simon H. Murch

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We have reported colitis with ileal lymphoid nodular hyperplasia (LNH) in children with regressive autism. The aims of this study were to characterize this lesion and determine whether LNH is specific for autism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-372
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2001


  • Adolescent
  • Autistic Disorder
  • CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Intestinal Mucosa
  • Lymphatic Diseases
  • Male
  • T-Lymphocytes

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