Usually mixed spastic and athetoid features and involves the entire body
Legs more than arms but usually still ambulatory. IQmay be normal (injury in brain is midline)
Arms and legs on one side of the body, usually with spasticity; will eventually be able to walk, regardless of treatment
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In patients with cerebral palsy, voluntary control of motion best predicts improvement in function after which of the following?
Selective dorsal rhizotomy
Wrist/hand tendon transfer surgery
Femoral derotational osteotomies
Tibial derotational osteotomies
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A six-year-old male child has cerebral palsy and limited ambulatory function. Physical exam is notable for mild spasticity in all four extremities, with the lower extremities demonstrating more involvement than the upper extremities. Cognitive function is mildly delayed for chronologic age. Pelvis radiograph is notable for dysplasia of bilateral hips. Which of the following terms best desribes this patient's cerebral palsy?
Which of the following decreases acetylcholine levels in the synaptic cleft by blocking the presynaptic release of acetylcholine peripherally?
Botulinum toxin A
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