What tests are done to diagnose cerebral palsy?

Answer By definition cerebral palsy is motor manifestation of non progressive brain damage. Hence genetic and metabolic disorders have to be ruled out.

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What is cerebral palsy ?

Cerebral palsy is a malfunction originating in the brain that causes motor difficulties and muscle control problems. About 8,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and up to 1,500 children a... Read More »

What is spastic cerebral palsy?

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS), cerebral palsy is a disorder caused by the brain's inability to coordinate movements between the nerve, the muscle and the br... Read More »

What are the types of cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition where the brain is unable to control the body's movement and posture. Cerebral palsy is usually caused by damage to the brain during pregnancy or birth, ... Read More »

What is the prognosis for cerebral palsy?

On One Hand: Difficult to PredictThere are four identified types of cerebral palsy--spastic, athetoid, ataxic and mixed--and the website says that it is difficult for doctors ... Read More »