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  1. page Resource Links edited Cerebral Palsy Resource Links  American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine…

    Cerebral Palsy Resource Links
    
    American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
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  2. page Prevalence & Population edited Cerebral Palsy Prevalence & Population ... Americans have Cerebral Palsy. cerebral pals…

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    Spastic cerebral palsy affects 70-80% of children and adults in the United States with stiff or permanently contracted muscles.
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    In the United States, 10-20% of the children who have cerebral palsy obtain the disorder after birth. Most of the children with the disorder develop the cerebral palsy during prenatal development or childbirth. During the prenatal stages or childbirth, cerebral palsy can be prevented. Cerebral palsy can also result from brain damage in the first few months or years of life due to brain infection from meningitis or viral encephalitis, and head injuries from a fall, a motor vehicle accident, or child abuse. Congenital cerebral palsy is present at birth and can be caused by infections during pregnancy, Rh incompatibility, jaundice, and severe depletion of oxygen in the brain, stroke, and trauma to the head during labor and delivery.
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  3. page Symptoms edited Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy ... who have CP cerebral palsy usually begin ... who have CP …

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    Some symptoms include:
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    information about Cerebral Palsy.cerebral palsy.
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  4. page General Characteristics edited ... General Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy There are 4 different types of cerebral palsy. Spas…
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    General Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy
    There are 4 different types of cerebral palsy. Spastic cerebral palsy is the most common type of cerebral palsy, which causes stiffness and difficulty with movement. Individuals with spastic cerebral palsy have muscles that are often described as rigid and jerky. Spastic cerebral palsy accounts for almost 80% of all cerebral palsy cases. This type of spastic cerebral palsy limits movement in one or more tight muscle groups and results in stiff and jerky movements in children. Children with spastic cerebral palsy often have a difficult time moving from one position toanother. They may also have difficulty with fine motor abilities such as holding and letting go of objects.
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    Mixed cerebral palsy is a combination of two or more of the previously mentioned types of cerebral palsy. About 10% of the cases of cerebral palsy in children is a mixed-type of cerebral palsy. Mixed cerebral palsy is characterized by children having both the involuntary movements of athetoid cerebral palsy and the tight muscle tone of spastic cerebral palsy. This is due to the fact that they have injuries to both the pyramidal and extra pyramidal areas of the brain. In most cases the spasticity is more noticeable at first, within voluntary movements that increases between the child’s ages of nine months to three years old.
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  5. page General Characteristics edited General Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy  There There are 4 ... types of Cerebral Palsy.…

    General Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy
    
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