Athetoid cerebral palsy or dyskinetic cerebral palsy (sometimes abbreviated ADCP) is a type of cerebral palsy primarily associated with damage, like other forms of CP, to the basal ganglia in the form of lesions that occur during brain development due to bilirubin encephalopathy and hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. Unlike spastic or ataxic cerebral ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athetoid_cerebral_palsy
(from the article `cerebral palsy`) In the athetoid type of cerebral palsy, paralysis of voluntary movements may not occur, and spastic contractions may be slight or absent. Instead, ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/119
Athetoid cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the cerebellum or basal ganglia.
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