Neuromuscular Conditions of Childhood

  • Mark (J.M.H.) Paterson
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)


This chapter covers those conditions in which there are significant musculoskeletal consequences of neurological or muscular pathology. The topics covered are:
  • Cerebral palsy

  • Myelodysplasia (spina bifida)

  • Poliomyelitis

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy

  • Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy


Cerebral Palsy Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Spina Bifida Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Plantar Fascia 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark (J.M.H.) Paterson
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  1. 1.Paediatric and Young Adult Orthopaedic UnitThe Royal London and Barts and The London Children’s Hospitals, Barts HealthLondonUK

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