oa South African Family Practice - Profile of children diagnosed with cerebral palsy at Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein, 1991-2001 : scientific letter
Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2006;48(3) 15 Scientific Letter Profile of children diagnosed with cerebral palsy at Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein, 1991-2001 To the Editor: Cerebral palsy is a term used for a group of non-progressive but often changing motor deficits, which are a result of a lesion of the brain occurring at an early developmental stage. Cerebral palsy may be classified physiologically or topographically. Physiologically, there are five types of cerebral palsy1: spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic, hypotonic, and mixed. Topographically, there are six types1: hemiplegia (one arm and leg on the same side of the body are affected), monoplegia (one limb is affected), ..
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