diplegia

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paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

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Children with CP who fulfilled the following inclusion criteria were included in the study: (i) impaired trunk control, (ii) mild-to-moderate, diplegic or tetraplegic spastic CP, (iii) aged between 35 and 105 months, (iv) the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) level III-IV, (v) being able to understand and execute given instructions for the evaluations, and (vi) parental acceptance of using the lycra-based compression garments.
The breakup of spastic type was quadriplegic 6(30%), diplegic 7 (35%) and hemiplegic 2 (10%).
Five-year-old Thomas Brennan, a pupil at St Joseph's RC Primary School in Ushaw Moor, County Durham, suffers from spastic diplegic cerebral palsy - a condition he calls his "crazy legs" - which left him in constant pain and unable to walk more than a few steps.
She suffers from spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, which has largely confined her to a wheelchair.
Besides Katie, some of the other children who have benefited in one way or another from the CEMF's services include: Kristen Smith, who has spinal muscular atrophy and for whom the CEMF was working toward purchasing a power wheelchair; Cory and Chris Dorvil, who both have spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and use wheelchairs; Brent Wood who has aplastic anemia; Deanna Paulov who has a severe seizure disorder (the Fund has underwritten her medications, which were not covered by her insurer); and Jessica Scanniello, who has a rare disorder known as alternating hemiplegia with seizures.
Doctors diagnosed her with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, which leaves her legs stiff and causes discomfort - everyday activities are dif-ficult and her knees hurt from crawling.
However, a Swedish study conducted by Hagberg (12) found that 44% of 241 patients with CP were diplegic and 33% was hemiplegic.
Callum, who is now nine, has diplegic cerebral palsy and 'ew to America January last year for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy surgery performed by Dr T S Park in St Louis.
Five-year-old Thomas Brennan, who has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, was often unable to walk more than a few steps, But since returning home to Ushaw Moor, County Durham, two months ago, Thomas's recovery has amazed doctors and he can now walk some distance unaided.
Reece Cameron was diagnosed with diplegic cerebral palsy, which affects his walking and balance, when he was 18 months old.
Elin Fflur The five-year-old from Moelfre was born prematurely and has periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) plus spastic diplegic cerebral palsy.
One of them has moderate diplegic cerebral palsy, and the other is "normal" by all accounts.
Riccardo Dotolo was diagnosed with diplegic cerebral palsy when he was a baby meaning he had trouble walking and could not keep his balance.
Nine-year-old Callum, of Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, who has diplegic cerebral palsy, is now able to walk around for short periods unaided and even play football with his family for the first time in his life.
Patients were classified by Swedish Classification; spastic (hemiplegic, diplegic, quadriplegia), dyskinetic, ataxic, mixed (11).