An international committee developed criteria for the diagnosis of cerebral palsy in 2006.
Diagnostic features - all of the following:
(1) presence of an abnormal pattern of movement and posture
(4) associated with an injurious event before, during or shortly after birth
(5) presence of impairment with activity limitations
Associated findings may include:
(1) sensory disturbance
(2) perception disturbance
(3) impaired cognition
(4) communication disorder
(5) behavior disorder
(7) musculoskeletal problem(s) secondary to the abnormal movement or posture
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Specialty: Pedatrics, Neurology