Choreoathetosis and dyskinetic pediatric Cerebral Palsy (CP)

What scales exist to distinguishing between choreoathetosis and dyskinetic movement impairments in pediatric Cerebral Palsy (CP)? Choreoathetos is characterized by irregular involuntary movements that may involve the fa e, neck, trunk, extremities, or respiratory muscles, giving an appearance of restlessness. Onbaliu E et al from Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Belgium discuss the use of the Dyskinesia Impairment Scale (DIS) by Physical therapists (PT) in the European Paediatric Neurology Society Journal 04/25/2013.

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