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Cerebral palsy

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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...

Is Cerebral Palsy Genetic? | Acquired? | CerebralPalsy ...

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What is the difference between congenital cerebral palsy and acquired cerebral ... Although a specific genetic disorder does not directly cause Cerebral Palsy, ...

Cerebral palsy: researchers uncover evidence of genetic causes ...

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Aug 3, 2015 ... Contrary to what was previously believed, a research team has discovered evidence of genetic causes for cerebral palsy, radically changing ...

Genetic abnormalities may cause cerebral palsy, study suggests ...

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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.

Cerebral Palsy Linked to Genetic Abnormalities - Medscape

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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 and Genetics - Cerebral Palsy Guide

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Apr 29, 2016 ... Recent research shows a surprising connection between cerebral palsy and a child's genetic makeup. Find out how the two are related.

Cerebral palsy may be hereditary - Medical Xpress

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Sep 1, 2014 ... Cerebral palsy is a neurological developmental disorder which ... can be traced to the child's relatives and may be caused by hereditary factors.

Cerebral palsy may have genetic causes, Canadian study suggests ...

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Aug 3, 2015 ... A new Canadian study has uncovered surprising evidence of possible genetic causes for cerebral palsy. The study, published in the scientific ...

Frequently Asked Questions about Cerebral Palsy - Brain and Spinal

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Cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage or brain malformations. Occasionally genetic abnormalities cause the brain to develop abnormally, but most cases of ...

Genetics considerations in cerebral palsy. - NCBI

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In fact, a mounting body of evidence points to strong genetic influences on the occurrence of cerebral palsy. Like most neurogenetic conditions, cerebral palsy ...

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Causes of cerebral palsy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

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Is cerebral palsy genetic/hereditary? Familial cerebral palsy is uncommon, approximately 1% of people with cerebral palsy will have a sibling with the condition.

Cerebral palsy linked to genetic anomalies - Health - CBC News

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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 ...

Genetics | UCP - United Cerebral Palsy

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that genetic factors may account for 70-80% of cases attributed to prenatal causes of cerebral palsy. Furthermore, genetic factors may predispose to certain  ...