Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in
early ... About 2% of cases are believed to be due to an inherited genetic cause.
A number of sub-types are classified b...
What is the difference between congenital cerebral palsy and acquired cerebral
... Although a specific genetic disorder does not directly cause Cerebral Palsy, ...
Is cerebral palsy genetic/hereditary? Familial cerebral palsy is uncommon,
approximately 1% of people with cerebral palsy will have a sibling with the
Jan 30, 2012 ... Researchers at Geisinger Health System have found that genetic abnormalities
may be the cause for the majority of cerebral palsy (CP) cases, ...
Jan 26, 2012 ... Now, researchers at Geisinger Health System find that the majority of cerebral
palsy causes may in fact be caused by genetic abnormalities.
Aug 3, 2015 ... Cerebral palsy, the most common cause of physical disability in children, has
long been thought to result from brain injury in the fetus. But new ...
Feb 22, 2012 ... February 22, 2012 — Genetic abnormalities rather than perinatal factors may be
the leading cause of cerebral palsy (CP), according to a new ...
Cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage or brain malformations. Occasionally
genetic abnormalities cause the brain to develop abnormally, but most cases of ...
that genetic factors may account for 70-80% of cases attributed to prenatal
causes of cerebral palsy. Furthermore, genetic factors may predispose to certain
Sep 1, 2014 ... Cerebral palsy is a neurological developmental disorder which follows an injury
to the immature brain before, during or after birth. The resulting ...