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overheard medical student talking with pediatrician in the hall. what is cerebral palsy?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see below.: Cerebral palsy (CP) is actually a group of disorders where there is a problem with development of movement and posture; this limits activity. It's attributed to disturbances that occurred in the brain of a developing fetus or infant. Changes in sensation, intelligence, speech, behavior and/or a seizure disorder may accompany the abnormalities of muscle function.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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