Dyskinetic cerebral palsy. II. Pathogenetic risk factors and intra-uterine growth.


In an unselected series of 116 dyskinetic cerebral palsy cases, 35 hyperkinetic and 81 dystonic, 21% of the cases were considered to derive from the prenatal period, 67% from the perinatal, and 7% from the postnatal period, while 5% were untraceable. Isolated risk factors were found in 24% of the hyperkinetic and 24% of the dystonic cases and various… (More)