Cerebral palsy is static encephalopathy that occurs prenatally, perinatally, or as a child. While the encephalopathy is stable, the musculoskeletal findings are progressive. Cerebral palsy is a wide spectrum disease. Children can be of normal intelligence and motor function, or can be severely, developmentally, and physically disabled. Goals of management are to keep the child as functional and painfree as possible.
KeywordsCerebral palsy Static encephalopathy GMFCS Neuromuscular scoliosis Hip dysplasia
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