Birthweight specific trends in cerebral palsy.

@article{Pharoah1990BirthweightST,
  title={Birthweight specific trends in cerebral palsy.},
  author={Peter O. D. Pharoah and Timothy W. Cooke and Richard W. I. Cooke and Lewis Rosenbloom},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1990},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={602-6}
}
A register of infants with cerebral palsy born to mothers resident in the Mersey region from 1967-84 has been maintained using various sources of information. A total of 1056 patients are registered of whom 331 (31%) have hemiplegia or mixed hemiplegia, 236 (22%) have diplegias or mixed diplegia, and 369 (35%) have quadriplegia or mixed quadriplegia. The remainder have dyskinetic or dystonic forms except for seven, who are unclassified. There has been no significant change in the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING

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