TITLE

Surgical management of spastic diplegia in cerebral palsy

AUTHOR(S)
Park, T.S.; Owen, J.H.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;3/12/92, Vol. 326 Issue 11, p745
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy characterized by spastic weakness exclusively or primarily of the lower extremities. Pathogenesis; Relationship to premature birth and low birth weight; Causes of motor dysfunction; Diagnosis; Management, including antispastic medications, physical therapy and orthotics; Conclusion.
ACCESSION #
9203302300

 

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