Etiology and Clinical Features of Cerebral Palsy in Saudi Arabia

Implications for Prevention and Treatment
  • Salah Ali Taha
  • Amad Hassan Mahdi
Part of the Topics in Developmental Psychobiology book series (TDP)


Data from developing countries regarding cerebral palsy (CP) are still less than definitive, and such information is completely lacking in Saudi Arabia. This paper reports a study of 102 Saudi children severely affected with CP. The objective of the study, which was carried out from 1980 to 1983, was to identify etiological factors and clinical types of CP, and to determine how this information might affect prevention and treatment.


Cerebral Palsy Saudi Arabia Clinical Type Child Neurology Infantile Cerebral Palsy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salah Ali Taha
    • 1
  • Amad Hassan Mahdi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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