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Erb's Palsy: What Is it, Symptoms,
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Oct 20th, 2021 - Overview What is Erb’s palsy? Erb’s palsy is a nerve condition in the shoulder and arm that results in weakness or loss of muscle function. The brachial plexus is a group of five nerves that connect the spine to the arm and hand. These nerves allow your shoulder, arms and hands to feel and move. If these brachial plexus nerves don’t work well due to stretching or tearing, the condition is calle...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 1st, 2021 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with exaggerated reflexes, floppiness or spasticity of the limbs and trunk, unusua...

Cerebral palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 1st, 2021 - Cerebral palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, as well as other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat children and adults with cerebral palsy. Doctors collaborate with therapists, nurses, dietitians, physical and occup...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20353999

Sep 1st, 2021 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with exaggerated reflexes, floppiness or spasticity of the limbs and trunk, unusua...

Cerebral palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy can become more apparent over time, so a diagnosis might not be made until a few months to a year after birth. In some cases where the signs and symptoms are mild, diagnosis may be delayed longer. If your family doctor or pediatrician suspects your child has cerebral palsy, he or she will evaluate your child's signs and symptoms, monitor growth and...

Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 3rd, 2021 - Overview Scoliosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sidewa...

Paralysis: What Is It, Diagnosis, Manag
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Jun 10th, 2021 - Overview What is paralysis? Paralysis occurs when you’re unable to make voluntary muscle movements. A nervous system problem causes paralysis. Uninjured nerves send signals to muscles. Those signals make muscles move. When you’re paralyzed, or have paralysis, you can’t move certain parts of your body. How common is paralysis? Approximately 1 in 50 Americans, or 5.4 million people, have some for...

Patellar Instability: Diagnosis, Trea
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May 21st, 2021 - Overview What is patellar instability? Patellar instability means an unstable kneecap. It occurs when the patella (kneecap) moves out of the groove at the end of the thighbone (femur) that holds it in place. When you bend and straighten your knee, the kneecap moves up and down in a V-shaped notch called the trochlear groove. With patellar instability, the kneecap doesn’t track in the groove the...

Claw Toes: Treatment
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May 11th, 2021 - Overview What are claw toes? Claw toes, as the name implies, are toes bent into an abnormal claw-like shape. The condition usually happens to the four smaller toes of your foot and it’s the middle and end joints (the joints furthest away from your ankle) that buckle. Claw toes are often associated with a high arched (cavus) foot type, muscle imbalances or occasionally a neurological condition. ...

Premature Birth: Complications, M
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Feb 15th, 2021 - Overview What is premature birth? A preterm, premature or "preemie" baby is a baby born too early, or about three weeks before the due date. A normal pregnancy period (fetal development) is about 40 weeks. Preterm birth occurs at 37 weeks or earlier. This premature or early birth can pose serious health risks to the mother and baby. How common is premature birth? About 1 out of every 10 births ...

Clubfoot: Talipes Equinovarus, Wha
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Jan 18th, 2021 - Overview What is clubfoot? Clubfoot, also called talipes equinovarus, is a birth defect that affects the foot and ankle. It’s a congenital condition, which means that a baby is born with it. The foot or feet turn inward. When you look at the foot, the bottom of the foot often faces sideways or even up. Clubfoot happens because of a problem with the tendons, the tissues that connect muscle to bo...

Ectropion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2021 - Overview Ectropion Open pop-up dialog box Close Ectropion Ectropion In ectropion, the lower lid sags away from the eye. Because of the sagging lid, your eye can't close completely when you blink, which can cause the eye to be dry and irritated. Ectropion (ek-TROH-pee-on) is a condition in which your eyelid turns outward. This leaves the inner eyelid surface exposed and prone to irritation. Ectr...

Cerebral Palsy; Symtoms, Causes, Mana
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8717-cerebral-palsy

Dec 11th, 2020 - Overview What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by an injury to the immature brain that causes a disorder of movement and posture. It can occur before or during childbirth, or in their first two years of life. Children and adults with cerebral palsy have problems moving, controlling and coordinating their muscles. Some people with cerebral palsy also have intellectual disabilitie...

Dysarthria & Speech: Symptoms,
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Nov 16th, 2020 - Overview What is dysarthria? Dysarthria is a speech disorder that happens because of muscle weakness. Motor speech disorders like dysarthria result from damage to the nervous system. Many neuromuscular conditions (diseases that affect the nerves controlling certain muscles) can result in dysarthria. In dysarthria, the muscles used to speak become damaged, paralyzed or weakened. How does dysarth...

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-sleep-apnea/symptoms-causes/syc-20376196

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Overview Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which your child's breathing is partially or completely blocked repeatedly during sleep. The condition is due to narrowing or blockage of the upper airway during sleep. There are differences between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and adult sleep apnea. While adults usually have daytime sleepiness, children are more likely to h...

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-sleep-apnea/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20376206

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors who treat children for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea are pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists with extensive expertise in sleep medicine. Pediatric sleep services are offered through the Center for Sleep Medicine at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. The center is fully accredited by t...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 3rd, 2020 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your memory and concentration, vision, hearing, balance, coordination, and reflexes, your doctor might request laboratory tests, including: Imaging studies. A CT scan or MRI of your brain might help determine potential causes. An MRI can somet...

Ataxia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 3rd, 2020 - Overview Cerebellum and brainstem Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebellum and brainstem Cerebellum and brainstem Persistent ataxia usually results from damage to the part of your brain that controls muscle coordination (cerebellum). Ataxia describes a lack of muscle control or coordination of voluntary movements, such as walking or picking up objects. A sign of an underlying condition, ataxia c...

Seborrheic Dermatitis: What Is It, Dia
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May 29th, 2020 - Overview Seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp. What is seborrheic dermatitis? Seborrheic dermatitis is a common, noncontagious, easy-to-manage skin condition. This type of dermatitis causes itchy red patches and greasy scales on your skin along with white or yellow crusty or powdery flakes on your scalp. “Seborrheic” refers to the “sebaceous” glands while “derm” means “skin.” It’s called “dandruf...

Bell’s Palsy: Symptoms, Dia
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May 29th, 2020 - Overview The one-sided facial drooping seen in patients with Bell's palsy. What is Bell’s palsy? Bell’s palsy causes temporary paralysis, or palsy, of facial muscles. It occurs when a condition, such as a viral infection, causes inflammation and swelling of the seventh cranial nerve (the nerve that controls facial muscles). With Bell’s palsy, your face droops on one side or, rarely, both sides....