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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-66

Childhood disintegrative disorder as a complication of chicken pox

1 Department of Psychiatry, Mahamaya Rajkiya Allopathic Medical College, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Health Institute, Shriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Satyakam Mohapatra
Mental Health Institute, Shriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College, Cuttack - 753 007, Odisha
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.175123

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Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) is characterized by late onset (>3 years of age) of developmental delays in language, social function and motor skills. Commonly there is no antecedent physical disorder leading to childhood disintegrative disorder. The present case report describes a child who developed childhood disintegrative disorder at the age of 6 years after an episode of chicken pox.

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