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Cerebral Palsy (CP)

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Cerebral Palsy (CP) by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Neurology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
    • Clinical Presentation of Cerebral Palsy
    • Management of Cerebral Palsy

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    1. Intellectual disability
    2. Spasticity
    3. Choreoathetosis
    4. Ataxia
    5. Dystonia
    1. It’s a non-progressive problem.
    2. It is caused due to damage to the nerves supplying proximal muscles.
    3. It is most commonly seen in post-term delivery.
    4. Early administration of steroid therapy is very beneficial.
    5. The three most common types of cerebral palsy include spastic hemiplegia, flaccid diplegia and global ophthalmoplegia.
    1. Intense physical therapy as early as possible.
    2. Reassurance as this condition resolves on its own.
    3. Early neurosurgery to reverse the condition.
    4. Pyridostigmine continued one month after the symptoms resolve.
    5. No intervention can help these patients.
    1. Loose motions after birth
    2. Low birth weight
    3. Meningitis at birth
    4. Premature birth
    5. Birth trauma
    1. CP with spastic diaplegia
    2. CP with spastic quadriplegia
    3. CP with hemiplegia
    4. Mucopolysaccharidosis
    5. Kernicterus

    Author of lecture Cerebral Palsy (CP)

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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