spastic diplegia


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spastic diplegia

[′spas·tik dī′plē·jə]
(medicine)
Spastic paralysis of the arms and legs caused by diffuse lesions of the cerebral cortex.
A form of cerebral palsy, possibly due to prenatal or perinatal hypoxia or other injuries resulting in atrophic lobar sclerosis, or to congenital or developmental abnormalities.
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Physical therapy--Aggressive stretching of tight muscles at involved joints is another option for the treatment of spastic diplegia.
used transverse-friction massage on calf muscles of patients with spastic diplegia and suggested that it resets sacromere lengths and leads to improved proprioceptive feedback.
A small catheter is placed into the thecal space (subarachnoid spinal canal), with the tip placed in the high cervical area to treat dystonia or spastic quadriplegia, or in the low thoracic area to treat spastic diplegia.
I was researching spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and came across an online article on SDR operations," said Joanne.
After her mum noticed development delays, with Leah unable to sit up on her own, a MRI scan confirmed she had spastic diplegia.
In the present study, nearly 52% of patients with spastic tetraplegia, 22% with spastic diplegia, and 15.
Beth, who attends St Benedict's Catholic Primary School in Redcar, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy spastic diplegia in August 2011, when she was two.
Over the last couple of years our research group has studied the well-being of adults with spastic diplegia living in South Africa (mostly based in the vicinity of Cape Town).
The night at East Z East in the Kings Dock will benefit Susanna Petersburska who is unable to walk independently due to spastic diplegia cerebral palsy.
She sufferers from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and can only get around with the use of a standing frame.
Among the examinees there were 19 and 6 children with spastic diplegia and spastic hemiparesis, respectively.
Three of the adolescents were diagnosed with spastic diplegia and one with choreoathetosis.