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Cerebral Palsy

Spastic quadriplegia
"scoliosis is common, occuing in 15 to 25 percent of the total body CP (spastic quadriplegia CP) Tachdjian

Cerebral palsy (CP)
  1. Cerebral palsy is defind as a non_progressive neuromotor disord er of cerebral origin.
  2. It has following features -
    1. Static (nonprogressive)
    2. Disorder of movemefit/motor disorder (But sometimes sensory involvement may occur)
    3. Cerebral in origin
  1. CP is due to an insult of developing brain.
  2. The insult results in ,maldevelopment and disorderly anatomic organization of the brain.
  3. The insult may be prenatal (most of the cases), during delivery. or in the postnatal period.
  1. CP may be classified into following types _
    1. Spastic cerebral palsy                        
    2. Hypotonic (Atonic) CP
    3. Extrapyramidal CP
    4. Mixed type CP
  2. This is the most common type  
  3. This includes                                                                
    1. Spastic quadriparesis                         
    2. Spastic diplesia
    3. Spastic hemiplegia

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