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What exactly is cerebral palsy? How is it diagnosed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not Dx by lab tests

Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement and posture related to a static brain injury.
It is diagnosed clinically by physical findings.There are no "lab tests" for CP although many CP patients have other issues that require testing and treatment.

In brief: Not Dx by lab tests

Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement and posture related to a static brain injury.
It is diagnosed clinically by physical findings.There are no "lab tests" for CP although many CP patients have other issues that require testing and treatment.
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