Cerebral Palsy

About- Cerebral palsy is a congenital neurological disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture.  

Symptoms-
 Abnormal reflexes
 Ataxia
 Balance disorder
 Difficulty speaking
 Difficulty swallowing, sucking or eating
 Difficulty walking
 Drooling
  Essential Tremors
  Gait abnormalities
  Movement problem
  Muscles Stiffness
  Poor muscle tone
  Problems in motor skills
  Seizures
  Intellectual disabilities
  Blindness

Causes-
 Abnormal brain development or injury to the developing brain can cause Cerebral palsy

 Asphyxia neonatorum (lack of oxygen to the brain during labor and delivery)
 Encephalitis 
 Fetal stroke
 Gene Mutations 
 Head injuries as a result of a car accident, a fall, or child abuse
 Infant infections
 Intracranial hemorrhage
 Maternal infections, such as German measles, and herpes simplex
 Meningitis
 Severe jaundice 

Specialists to Visit -
 Pediatric Neurologist

 Orthopedic Surgeon
 Speech therapist
 Physiotherapist
 Neurologist
 Pediatrician

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://cerebralpalsygroup.com

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