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what chromosomes are affected by cerbral palsy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: There are many different potential causes of cerebral palsy, the most common is actually just a very premature birth. Certainly a chromosomal abnorma ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: By definition CP is a disorder of motion & posture caused by an injury to the developing brain from pregnancy to the 3rd birthday.Kids with chromosome ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The primary systems involved in CP are the muscles and nervous involved in movement and maintaining posture. Abnormally high or low muscle tone and im ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Cerebral palsy is almost purely a motor issue, maning someone who has this condition has normal sensation, normal intelligence and very abnormal abili ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Most often yes: The affected part of the cerebrum varies with cerebral palsy, most patients do feel the affected parts.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: CP is generally attributed to an unexplained injury to the developing brain anytime from pregnancy up to the third birthday. The incidence is quoted a ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes. 25 mg/kg/day : of Chloral Hydrate given long-term can ^ risk of central sleep apnea from CNS depression, obstructive sleep apnea from respiratory depression, aspira ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nudrat Nauman
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Your OB doctor will follow and help you through a future pregnancy. Have a meeting with your Ob/gyn before getting pregnant. Regular physical therapy ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
No: Cerebral palsy is a termedreserved for perinatal events (i.e. Just before , during and just after the birth) that cause damage to the central nervous ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
24 years experience Pediatrics
CP: Children with cerebral palsy are often eligible for help from various services that can help them with their motor skills (like walking) and other ski ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on severity: This is a broad question since so much depends on the cerebral palsy, which muscles are involved, the degree of involvement, and the state of health o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: CP is a disorder of movement or posture related to brain injury that occurred at some point from pregnancy until the third birthday. It can be associa ... Read More

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