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Epilepsy in children with congenital hemiplegia: correlation between clinical, EEG and neuroimaging findings Volume 4, numéro 4, December 2002

3rd Department of Pediatrics, Hippokration Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Page(s) : 251-5
  • Année de parution : 2003

Introduction Congenital hemiplegia (CH), defined as unilateral motor disability, is the hemiplegic type of cerebral palsy (CP).It is the most common type of CP in full-term babies.Cerebral haemorrhage or infarct in the area of the middle cerebral artery, mostly unilaterally, is the cause of brain damage in about two-thirds of full-term neonates with CH, whereas congenital hemiplegia in the preterm baby is mainly the consequence of periventricular [...]