Important It is possible that the main title of the report Cerebral Palsy is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Infantile Cerebral Paralysis
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Hemiplegia of Cerebral Palsy
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
Postnatal Cerebral Palsy
Congenital Cerebral Palsy
Hemiparesis of Cerebral Palsy
Ataxia Cerebral Palsy
Diplegia of Cerebral Palsy
Quadriplegia of Cerebral Palsy
Quadriparesis of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is a neurological movement disorder characterized by the lack of muscle control and impairment in the coordination of movements. This disorder is usually a result of injury to the brain during early development in the uterus, at birth, or in the first two years of life. Cerebral Palsy is not progressive.
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