Are some cases of spina bifida combined with cerebral palsy? A study of 28 cases.

@article{Ozaras2005AreSC,
  title={Are some cases of spina bifida combined with cerebral palsy? A study of 28 cases.},
  author={Nihal Ozaras and Subhan Yalçin and Demet Ofluoğlu and B Gureri and Cengiz Cabukoğlu and B{\"u}lent Erol},
  journal={Europa medicophysica},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={239-42}
}
AIM This study is a description of a group of children with spina bifida who present with neurological impairments resembling cerebral palsy. Spina bifida is a complex congenital spinal anomaly causing paraparesis. Some children with spina bifida have neurological impairments, which fit into the definition of cerebral palsy. Extensive spasticity discordant with the level of the spina bifida lesion, upper extremity dysfunction and cognitive impairment are suggestive of concomitant cerebral palsy… CONTINUE READING