A 52-year-old member asked:
what conditions are associated with cerebral palsy besides prematurity?
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Dr. Hank Chambers answered
38 years experience Pediatric Sports Medicine
Genetic, maternal: There are several conditions associated with cerebral palsy. There may be brain abnormalities from genetic or chromosomal abnormalities. There may be a stroke which causes hemiplegia or one side of the body involved. The mother may have a clotting disorder causing a blood clot. The child might have a thyroid disorder.
Answered on Jun 1, 2012
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