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.
While cerebral palsy is not a hereditary condition, researchers have discovered
that hereditary factors can predispose an individual to cerebral palsy. Although a
The cause of cerebral palsy is brain damage (brain injury or malformation) that ...
Prenatal disturbance of brain cell migration – genetic and environmental ...
For most babies born with cerebral palsy, the cause remains unknown.
Researchers now know ... Is cerebral palsy genetic/hereditary? Familial cerebral
palsy is ...
Definition: Cerebral palsy
is a central nervous system disorder that may affect movement, speech, sensory functioning, and emotional functioning. Cerebral palsy
is classified into five types based on how movement is affected: spasticity, athetosis, rigidity, ataxia, a... More »
Cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage or brain malformations. Occasionally
genetic abnormalities cause the brain to develop abnormally, but most cases of ...
My husband and I (we're both nearly 30) are considering having a baby, so I'm
looking at our genetic background. My mother had cerebral palsy - does this put ...
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, ...
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 ...
A child with cerebral palsy may achieve greater control over movement as they
learn and practise motor skills. The condition is not hereditary or contagious.