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Cerebral Palsy FACT SHEET What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles.

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I t's estimated that a half-million children and adults in America have some type of cerebral palsy — a form of brain damage that affects muscle tone and control.


CEREBRAL PALSY Cerebral Palsy Revised 04/08/05 Page 1 of 11 The term Cerebral Palsy (CP) refers to a group of nonprogressive lesions or disorders in the brain characterized by paralysis, spasticity, or abnormal control of movement or posture, such as poor coordination or lack of balance.


837 CEREBRAL CORTEX The following are two clinical vignettes, which you should be able to answer at the end of this lecture Case1 A 32 year-old right-handed woman had been well until the morning of admission when she was found lying on the floor, attempting to reach for the phone.


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595 Gross Structure of Cerebral Hemispheres You have already looked at the blood supply of the cerebral hemispheres in lab, and will be dissecting and slicing the cerebral hemispheres to study deeper structures in a later lab.

A Guide to Understanding Cerebral Palsy

4 Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy isn't one condition. Rather, the term describes a wide range of disorders and developmental disabilities that can arise from damage to a child's developing brain before, during or shortly after birth.

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Copyright © Freund Publishing House Limited Int J Disabil Hum Dev 2008;7(4):427-434 _____ Cancer mortality in cerebral palsy in California, 1988-2002 Steven M Day, PhD, FAACPDM 1, Jordan Brooks, MPH 1 ...

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58 Lecture 10 Cerebral Hemisphere and Cortex Cerebral Hemisphere Right & left cerebral hemispheres are derived from the embryonic telencephalon. They are composed of gray and white matter.

Cerebral Visual Impairment in Periventricular Leukomalacia ...

Cerebral Visual Impairment in Periventricular Leukomalacia: MR Correlation Carla Uggetti, Maria Grazia Egitto, Elisa Fazzi, Pier Emilio Bianchi, Roberto Bergamaschi, Federico Zappoli, Luisella Sibilla, Adelaide Martelli, and Giovanni Lanzi PURPOSE: To evaluate the involvement of central visual ...