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My friend has cerebral palsy, and has a possible brain disorder. Are they possibly connected in any way?
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Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Cerebral palsy is caused by injury to the brain in infancy or very early childhood that is nonprogressive.
It has been misdiagnosed in some individuals with other disorders affecting the brain.

In brief: Yes
Cerebral palsy is caused by injury to the brain in infancy or very early childhood that is nonprogressive.
It has been misdiagnosed in some individuals with other disorders affecting the brain.
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
CP is related to a brain injury to specific nerves controlling movement & posture in the brain.
These patients have a variety of other issues including seizures, visual disorders, hearing deficits and more that may have arisen from the same event that caused the injury to the motor centers.

In brief: Yes
CP is related to a brain injury to specific nerves controlling movement & posture in the brain.
These patients have a variety of other issues including seizures, visual disorders, hearing deficits and more that may have arisen from the same event that caused the injury to the motor centers.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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