Cerebral palsy


Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture. It's due to abnormal brain development, often before birth.


Symptoms include exaggerated reflexes, floppy or rigid limbs, and involuntary motions. These appear by early childhood.


Long-term treatment includes physical and other therapies, drugs, and, sometimes, surgery.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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