Lumbar spinal disorders in patients with athetoid
cerebral palsy", spine Vol 31, Number 3 pp E66-E70 (2006).
What is Athenoid Cerebral Palsy ATHETOID
cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the cerebellum or basal ganglia.
Uncontrolled, fragmented movements involving the extremities as well as facial and oral musculature are a distinguishing attribute of athetoid
CP, which affects about 10%--20% of persons with CP.
The fact sheet then offers incidence figures and explains characteristics of the three main types of cerebral palsy: spastic, athetoid
, and mixed.
lIn February this year an award of pounds 3 million was achieved by the department for 26-year-old Dean Wykes for severe athetoid
cerebral palsy sustained during his birth.
Enhancement of cerebellar implanted electrodes in the treatment of athetoid
and spastic cerebral palsy in amino acid and vitamin supplementation.
Jan had athetoid
and spastic cerebral palsy that affected voluntary muscle movement throughout his body.
Later that day, the patient developed opisthotonus, a high-pitched cry, and poor suckling and later developed athetoid
cerebral palsy, hearing loss, and gaze paresis.
Jan has athetoid
and spastic cerebral palsy, affecting voluntary muscle movement throughout his body.
One group that we ran at Harperbury Hospital was for physically handicapped patients that suffered from athetoid
disability, but were quite intelligent and very aware of their situation.
He was later diagnosed with athetoid
cerebral palsy after his brain was starved of oxygen for 20 minutes during birth.
The charity supported Jack Vincent after he contracted meningitis when he was just four weeks old and suffered a series of mini strokes, resulting in brain damage leading to a diagnosis of athetoid