Cerebral Palsy is a medical term for a group of medical disorders regarding a child’s control of movement. Cerebral Palsy is caused by an injury to the child’s brain during pregnancy, near the time of birth, during the birthing process or shortly after birth. This form of brain damage may be caused by several factors.
Classification of CP depends on the type, the time of onset, and the medical history of mother and child. Congenital cerebral palsy results from brain damage during pregnancy or around the time of birth and can be caused by a variety of conditions such as a stroke, toxicity, bleeding, brain infection, infection during pregnancy, jaundice, Ph incompatibility, oxygen deprivation, lack of oxygen, kidney infection, encephalitis and meningitis
This information is meant to offer a brief overview of the potential causes of cerebral palsy. Contact a physician to learn more about your specific case. If your child has suffered a birth injury before, during, or shortly after birth and have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, then call a cerebral palsy lawyer to discuss your legal rights to a CP medical negligence lawsuit or Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit.
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