Epidemiology of cerebral palsy in El-Kharga District-New Valley (Egypt).

@article{ElTallawy2011EpidemiologyOC,
  title={Epidemiology of cerebral palsy in El-Kharga District-New Valley (Egypt).},
  author={Hamdy N. A. El-Tallawy and Wafaa M.A. Farghaly and Ghaydaa A. Shehata and Nabil A. Metwally and Tarek A. Rageh and Noha M. Abo-Elfetoh},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={406-11}
}
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most frequent cause of motor handicap among children. The present door to door (every door) study was conducted in El-Kharga District-New Valley to estimate the epidemiology of CP among children. Each child was subjected to complete medical and neurological examination to detect cases with CP. These diseased children were subjected to meticulous neurological and medical assessment, brain MRI, EEG and Stanford Binet (4th edition). It was found that 52 out of 25,540… CONTINUE READING
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