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

 Ask a question or view previous questions and answers on Cerebral palsy

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

© Copyright 2022 MYMEDILAND. All rights reserved.