Cerebral Palsly

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Cerebral Palsly

Cerebral Palsly: a form of paralysis believed to be caused by a prenatal brain defect or by brian injury during birth, most marie in certain motor areas & characterized by difficulty in control of the voluntary muscles.


  • Abnormality or disruption in brain development.
  • Random mutations in genes that control brain development.
  • Maternal infections that affect the developing fetus.
  • Fetal stroke, a disruption of blood supply to the developing brain.

Facts about Cerebral Palsly


  • 10-20% of people get the disorder after birth.
  • Cerebral Palsly can cause brain damage.
  • Spactic cerebral palely affects 70-80% of people.
  • More than 500,000 people in the United States have it.
  • Athetoid cerebral palsly affects 5-10% of people.