Cerebral Palsy Treatments and Advances - A Case Study
8 year old boy. Complicated, difficult delivery resulted in ischemic hypoxic injury to brain.
First scan: Prominent abnormalities in temporal lobes, especially on left side.
Second scan: Generalized improvement in blood flow with greater amount of yellow on the slices on far right of picture.
- Improved flow to both temporal lobes.
Patient's mother reported:
- Some improvement in inappropriate behavior.
- Less leg dragging.
- Markedly improved ability to have bowel movements with no incontinence.
- Muscle tone, attention, concentration improvements.