Spastic diplegia cerebral palsy

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What is spastic diplegia cerebral palsy?

Spastic diplegia is a type of cerebral palsy; muscle stiffness is a commonly seen in the legs and less severe in the arms and face. The tightness of the legs is likened to scissor like movements.

Common symptoms reported by people with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy

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Treatments taken by people with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy

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Who has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 23 say spastic diplegia cerebral palsy is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 8
20s 2
30s 9
40s 7
50s 5
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 15
Female 18

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy patients who have completed their condition history
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