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Risk Factors for Traumatic Injuries in Children with Autism

Keerthana Baskar, Mebin George Mathew, Sreedevi Dharman.


Autism is a lifetime developmental disability. Autism affects individuals from different ethnic backgrounds and social classes. Traumatic dental injuries are very common among children in India. TDI is most common among pre-adolescent and adolescent age groups. 16 patients were taken up in the study. Data was collected by reviewing the case sheets of patients with autism disorder from June 2019-April 2020. Data was tabulated and statistical analysis was done in SPSS version 19 using chi square test. It was found that 31.25% of the boys were affected with trauma in the study. Fall (80%) was the most common risk factor associated with trauma. Maxillary central incisors (37.5%) were the commonly fractured teeth. The results were statistically significant, since the p value was

Key words: Autism, Fracture, Prevalence, Trauma,

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