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what is the definition of spastic quadriparesis?

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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 39 years experience
Severe form of CP: The most severe variant of CP often associated with moderate ->severe mental deficiency. It denotes diffuse malformation or damage to the brain. Severe limb spasticity precludes ambulation. Speech and swallowing difficultties may require a feeding tube. Seizures are at times difficult to control requiring multiple medications. Most are totally dependent.
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Increased tone: Paralysis of all four limbs with increased muscle tone.

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