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Name: Disability and rehabilitation
The aim of this study was two-fold: (1) to quantify the variability of upper limb electromyographic patterns during elbow movements in typically developing children and children with unilateral spasti...
For children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (USCP), reduced muscle strength may lead to activity limitations. However, despite existence of many upper limb strength measures, none measure stre...
The aim of this study was to assess the applicability and performance of the Shriners Hospital Upper Extremity Evaluation (SHUEE) and to determine its usefulness in clinical decision-making and as an ...
Children with cerebral palsy (CP) often have difficulty with activities that require the upper extremities secondary to deficits in strength and range of motion, spasticity, and poor timing and coordi...
Children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (USCP) have both upper and lower extremities movement impairments of their more affected side. Many daily activities require whole body movement control...
Children with cerebral palsy present early in the childhood altered muscular properties, characterized by short muscle belly length and increased stiffness which contribute to contracture ...
Pronation deformity is a very common problem in children with cerebral palsy. This deformity is usually has neural and non-neural aspects. In this clinical trial the aim is to show the imp...
Cerebral palsy (CP) in children and adolescents is frequently accompanied by gait abnormalities. Ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) have been suggested to improve the gait pattern. Compared to conv...
Cerebral palsy (CP) has been defined as "a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture causing activity limitation(s) that are attributed to non-progressive dis...
Cerebral palsy (CP) is defined as a non-progressive lesion of the immature brain. Children with CP may present with a variety of motor impairments. The impaired upper limb function of chi...
A rare central nervous system demyelinating condition affecting children and young adults. Pathologic findings include a large, sharply defined, asymmetric focus of myelin destruction that may involve an entire lobe or cerebral hemisphere. The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy. Concentric sclerosis of Balo is differentiated from diffuse cerebral sclerosis of Schilder by the pathologic finding of alternating bands of destruction and preservation of myelin in concentric rings. Alpers' Syndrome refers to a heterogeneous group of diseases that feature progressive cerebral deterioration and liver disease. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p914; Dev Neurosci 1991;13(4-5):267-73)
A heterogeneous group of nonprogressive motor disorders caused by chronic brain injuries that originate in the prenatal period, perinatal period, or first few years of life. The four major subtypes are spastic, athetoid, ataxic, and mixed cerebral palsy, with spastic forms being the most common. The motor disorder may range from difficulties with fine motor control to severe spasticity (see MUSCLE SPASTICITY) in all limbs. Spastic diplegia (Little disease) is the most common subtype, and is characterized by spasticity that is more prominent in the legs than in the arms. Pathologically, this condition may be associated with LEUKOMALACIA, PERIVENTRICULAR. (From Dev Med Child Neurol 1998 Aug;40(8):520-7)
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
The practice of prescribing medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.
White matter pathway, flanked by nuclear masses, consisting of both afferent and efferent fibers projecting between the cerebral cortex and the brainstem. It consists of three distinct parts: an anterior limb, posterior limb, and genu.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
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