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    Spastic Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic cerebral palsy results in a condition in which a person has muscle tightness and problems with moving the body. People with spastic cerebral palsy have poor balance and poor coordination, especially in the arms and legs.

    This condition results from some type of disruption during early brain development, such as an infection during fetal growth.

    Current as of: May 12, 2017

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics

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