ch. 14 Little’s Disease

Posted: May 6, 2012 in Traumatology

Spastic diplegia, historically known as , is a form of  Cerebral Palsy (CP) that is a Neuro-Muscular condition of Hypertonic and Spastic muscles of the lower extremities of the human body, usually those of the Legs, Hips and Pelvis.This condition is by far the most common type of CP, occurring in almost 70% of all cases.

Doctor William John Little’s first recorded encounter with cerebral palsy is reported to have been among children who displayed signs of spastic diplegia.

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