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Others[ edit ] Infections in the mother, even those not easily detected, can triple the risk of the child developing cerebral palsy. A general movements assessmentwhich involves measuring movements that occur spontaneously among those less than four months of age, appears most accurate. Abnormal muscle tone, delayed motor development and persistence of primitive reflexes are the main early symptoms of CP.
When abnormal, the neuroimaging study can suggest the timing of the initial damage. Furthermore, an abnormal neuroimaging study indicates a high likelihood of associated conditions, such as epilepsy and intellectual disability.
Additionally, there is a mixed type that shows a combination of features of the other types. These classifications reflect the areas of the brain that are damaged. Cerebral palsy is also classified according to the topographic distribution of muscle spasticity.
This damage impairs the ability of some nerve receptors in the spine to receive gamma-Aminobutyric acid properly, leading to hypertonia in the muscles signaled by those damaged nerves. In any form of spastic CP, clonus of the affected limb s may sometimes result, as well as muscle spasms resulting from the pain or stress of the tightness experienced.
The spasticity can and usually does lead to a very early onset of muscle stress symptoms like arthritis and tendinitisespecially in ambulatory individuals in their mids and earlys.
Occupational therapy and physical therapy regimens of assisted stretching, strengthening, functional tasks, or targeted physical activity and exercise are usually the chief ways to keep spastic CP well-managed.
If the spasticity is too much for the person to handle, other remedies may be considered, such as antispasmodic medications, botulinum toxinbaclofenor even a neurosurgery known as a selective dorsal rhizotomy which eliminates the spasticity by reducing the excitatory neural response in the nerves causing it.
Ataxic cerebral palsy is known to decrease muscle tone. This symptom gets progressively worse as the movement persists, making the hand shake. As the hand gets closer to accomplishing the intended task, the trembling intensifies, which makes it even more difficult to complete.
Athetoid cerebral palsy Athetoid cerebral palsy or dyskinetic cerebral palsy sometimes abbreviated ADCP is primarily associated with damage to the basal ganglia in the form of lesions that occur during brain development due to bilirubin encephalopathy and hypoxic-ischemic brain injury.
Mixed CP is the most difficult to treat as it is extremely heterogeneous and sometimes unpredictable in its symptoms and development over the lifespan. Mothers who received magnesium sulphate could experience side effects such as respiratory depression and nausea.
Treatment may include one or more of the following: Surgical intervention in CP children mainly includes orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery selective dorsal rhizotomy.
A person with the disorder may improve somewhat during childhood if he or she receives extensive care, but once bones and musculature become more established, orthopedic surgery may be required.
People with CP can have varying degrees of cognitive impairment or none whatsoever. The full intellectual potential of a child born with CP is often not known until the child starts school.
People with CP are more likely to have learning disordersbut have normal intelligence. Intellectual level among people with CP varies from genius to intellectually disabledas it does in the general population, and experts have stated that it is important not to underestimate the capabilities of a person with CP and to give them every opportunity to learn.
Some individuals with CP require personal assistant services for all activities of daily living. Others only need assistance with certain activities, and still others do not require any physical assistance. PCAs facilitate the independence of their employers by assisting them with their daily personal needs in a way that allows them to maintain control over their lives.
Puberty in young adults with cerebral palsy may be precocious or delayed. Delayed puberty is thought to be a consequence of nutritional deficiencies.
Gynecological examinations may have to be performed under anesthesia due to spasticity, and equipment is often not accessible. Breast self-examination may be difficult, so partners or carers may have to perform it.
Women with CP reported higher levels of spasticity and urinary incontinence during menstruation in a study.Genetic testing for disease risk, also referred to as predictive, presymptomatic or predispositional genetic testing, may be offered to asymptomatic individuals with a family history of the genetic disorder or if a disease-causing, or pathogenic, mutation has been identified in an affected relative.
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