Author(s): P. Yugander, M. Jagannath


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00413   

Address: P. Yugander1,2, M. Jagannath2*
1Dept. of ECE, Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science, Warangal, Telangana, India.
2School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2021

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is widely developing neurodevelopmental disorder. The ASD is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that effects the social interaction and behavior of human beings. In this review, we presented structural magnetic resonance imaging (sMRI) studies that were examined in structural brain abnormalities of ASD patients. To date sMRI results were distinct, due to the diversity of the ASD itself. The accelerated brain volume is the uniform finding of ASD. However, the recent investigation reports have started to interpret the structural abnormalities of ASD patient’s brain. The most common abnormalities found in total brain volume, cerebellum, amygdala, hippocampal, basal ganglia, insula, gray and white matter. Limited sMRI research has been done on less than 2 years ASD children. Future research should include autistic children less than 2 years along with functional MRI and diffusion tensor imaging.

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P. Yugander, M. Jagannath. Structural Neuroimaging Findings in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(4):2341-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00413

P. Yugander, M. Jagannath. Structural Neuroimaging Findings in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(4):2341-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00413   Available on:

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