CEREBRAL PALSY

  • Low birth weight is a risk factor for Cerebral palsy in children
  • In Cerebral palsy in children Seizures are common
  • Mental retardation is commonly associated with Cerebral palsy in children
  • 8 days old neonate with extensor posture Cerebral palsy & Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Spastic quadriplegia type of cerebral palsy is commonly associated with scoliosis and other orthopedic problems
  • Features of cerebral palsy are Athetosis, Ataxia,Flaccid paralysis & Spasticity/Hypotonicity
  • The common type of cerebral palsy seen in hospitals is Spastic
  • Cerebral palsy in which upper limb is less affected than lower limb is Spastic diplegia
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