Definition

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What is CP?

Definition

Cerebral palsy is a physical disability. CP occurs by an injury to the brain during, before, or after birth. "Cerebral" refers to the brain and "palsy" to the lack of motor control. In some cases, there may be seizure, mental retardation, and impairment of sight, hearing, or speech. The degree of involvement varies on where and how much the brain is damaged.

   

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