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Angelman syndrome vs cerebral palsy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Cerebral palsy is : a group of motor disorders named by affected body parts & muscle tone caused by lack of blood & oxygen flow to the fetal brain's white matter,... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 24 years experience
Aspergers: Yes for sure but seek out a good md and licensed psychologist who can differentiate issues associated with both. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 m... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Not progressive: Motor function does not usually deteriorate in adults with cerebral palsy- from the cerebral palsy itself. However, decreased activity and sub optimal... Read More
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Cerebral palsy: Cerebral palsy is a static disorder, which at your age should not progress. With any period of immobilization, contractures can occur which may impai... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No,no,maybe: CP is an injury to the developing nervous system,it is not inherited. There are several forms of Osteogenisis imperfecta and their inherance varies.so... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 24 years experience
Aspergers: Your best bet is going to be any of the following: an occupational therapist, physical therapist, or a rehabilitation program familiar with gross and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: Neither cerebral palsy or Down syndrome are passed to the next generation.To know the risk for osteogenesis imperfecta would require the actual form,T... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
5 /1000 live births: The approximate incidence is 5 per 1000 live births.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 39 years experience
Gait analysis: CP is just the name for static motor dysfunction--- depending on the degree and type of cerebral palsy treatment include physical therapy, botox, seri... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Any way you can: Cerebral palsy is a disorder in the control of your muscles. Learn how to control them any way you can. Use you muscles and joints as much as you ca... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Generally doesn't: By definition, CP is a condition where brain injury to the motor cortex effects movement & posture. It does so by interfering with nerve messages ... Read More

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