What is Cerebral Parience?

The term Cerebral Parience is used to describe a set of non-progressive disorders manifested as motion and atrophic abnormalities and are due to central nervous system damage during the early period of brain development.

In the last decade, the definition of CP has been expanded and includes, in addition to motor problems, the difficulties in sensory functions (hearing, vision, touch) in perception, in mental functions, in communication, in behavior, as well as in secondary musculoskeletal problems and the presence or absence of epilepsy.

The causes of cerebral palsy are distinguished in prenatal, perinatal and postnatal.

Disease Forms

Spastic PC

It is the most common form of the disease, with a frequency of 80%. Approximately 44% of children with spastic OP have spastic hemiplegia or otherwise unilateral spastic OP.

The Dyskinetic Form

It accounts for 16% of the cases of the disease. It is important to mention that children with dyskinetic PC they are usually born full-term and of normal weight and usually, but not always, complications in childbirth.

The non-classical form

It accounts for only 5% of the cases of the disease and is a non-homogeneous set where there are often no obvious imaging findings and its etiology can not be diagnosed.