Hallmarks in the history of cerebral palsy: From antiquity to mid-20th century

  title={Hallmarks in the history of cerebral palsy: From antiquity to mid-20th century},
  author={Christos P. Panteliadis and P Panteliadis and Frank Vassilyadi},
  journal={Brain and Development},
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a term that has been applied over the years to a group of children with motor disability and related service requirements. The first conceptions of cerebral palsy and our knowledge about aetiology and pathogeny allow us to assume that cerebral palsy existed in the Ancient World. Although there is lack of detailed medical descriptions from before the 19th century, mentions to cerebral palsy can be found in representational art, literary sources and paleopathology; however… Expand
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