A clinical diagnosis including
Delayed motor milestones
Abnormal neurologic exam suggesting a cerebral etiology for motor dysfunction
Absence of regression (not losing function)
Himpens E, Van den Broeck C, Oostra A, et al. Prevalence, type, distribution, and severity of cerebral palsy in relation to gestational age: a meta-analytic review. Dev Med Child Ne...
G80.9 Cerebral palsy, unspecified
G80.1 Spastic diplegic cerebral palsy
G80.2 Spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy
G80.0 Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy
G80.8 Other cerebral palsy
Management should focus on maximizing functioning and quality of life using multidisciplinary team approach.
Regression of motor skills does not occur with CP.
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