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Cerebral Palsy

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Which of the following best describe the condition of cerebral palsy?

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A. The initial lesion may progress as the child ages

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B. It always involves a motor impairment

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C. All children diagnosed with cerebral palsy have an apparent lesion on MRI

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D. The type of tone a child has will be constant over his/her lifetime

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B. It always involves a motor impairment

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A lesion in the germinal region of the developing brain that damages pre-oligodendrocytes is known as:

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A. Intraventricular hemorrhage

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B. Necrotizing enterocolitis

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C. Neonatal stroke

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D. Periventricular leukomalacia

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D. Periventricular leukomalacia

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A grade III intraventricular hemorrhage includes which area(s)?

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A. Endothelial layer only

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B. Endothelial layer plus ventricle

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C. Endothelial layer, ventricle, and brain tissue

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D. Endothelial layer, ventricle, brain tissue, and cortex

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B. Endothelial layer plus ventricle

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A child presents with spasticity in all four extremities, but her arms are more affected than her legs. This child is presenting with:

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A. Spastic diplegia

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B. Spastic hemiplegia

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C. Spastic quadriplegia

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D. Spastic triplegia

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C. Spastic quadriplegia

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A swan neck deformity involves which body part?

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A. Ankle

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B. Finger

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C. Knee

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D. Trunk

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B. Finger

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A child you are working with stares off into space while chewing and picking at her clothes. This is most likely what type of seizure?

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A. Atonic

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B. Complex partial

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C. Myoclonic

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D. Tonic-clonic

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B. Complex partial

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An adolescent with IDD is learning to work at the grocery store, bagging groceries, is able to read street and bus signs to travel to and from the store, and has a few friends from high school with whom he likes to watch football games. This teenager is demonstrating what level of ...

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