Upper-limb function of children with myelomeningocele.

  • Anisha Turner
  • Published 1986 in Developmental medicine and child neurology


Upper-limb function of 33 children aged between four and 17 years, all with myelomeningocele and hydrocephalus, was investigated by clinical examination and formal tests of hand function. Cerebellar ataxia alone or with other neurological signs was the most common disorder detected. Hand-function scores were determined for each child and for different… (More)