Types of Cerebral Palsy
Examining the Different Types & Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral palsy is a disorder—commonly caused by birth trauma—that refers to a group of conditions that influence movement and posture control. There are three common types of cerebral palsy, although it is important to recognize that some individuals may have symptoms of more than one type. The condition of having more than one type of cerebral palsy is referred to as mixed cerebral palsy.
Other types of cerebral palsy include:
Among individuals afflicted with cerebral palsy, 30% suffer from spastic cerebral palsy in combination with one of the other types. In addition, there are a number of other minor types of cerebral palsy that are rarer and lesser known. However, all children with cerebral palsy suffer from damage to the area of the brain that determines muscle tone, resulting in any number of movement disorders.
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Regardless of the type of cerebral palsy your child suffers from, it is a disorder that has long-lasting and debilitating effects. It is important to have a team of professionals working on your side to provide the attention and care your family deserves. If your child suffers from any form of cerebral palsy, please speak to a Baltimore medical malpractice lawyer at The Law Office of Snyder & Snyder, P.A. today.
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