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Dyskinetic cerebral palsy

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A Swedish study of children born between 1995 and 1998 showed a decrease in the prevalence of cerebral palsy as a whole but not of dyskinetic cerebral palsy. Now data have been presented for 48 children with dyskinetic cerebral palsy born in western Sweden between 1991 and 1998 (

; see also editorial, ibid: 244).

Out of a total of 202 095 live births, 55 children with dyskinetic cerebral palsy (13% of all children with cerebral palsy) were identified at 4–8 years of age, a prevalence of 0.27 per 1000. Data for …

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