Farman (Kenyan) – cerebral palsy (Male, 6 years old) – 2017

Patient Conditions: Farman, male ,from Kenyan, 6 years old.

The patient is a term infant, with history of prenatal asphyxia and prolong labor , which lead to low apgar score. After birth, the patient stayed about the 10 days in incubator. Patient's mother began breastfeeding on postnatal day 4. After birth, the patient was emotionally impatient during most of the time. The parents found that children with growth retardation, delayed neurodevelopment and epilepsy when the patient was 7 months old. Soon afterwards, the patient was diagnosed as cerebral palsy. The patient began occupational therapy. And he also received a botulinum injection for the treatment of limbs spasm, but without any improvement. Patient was accepted in our hospital in March 24th, 2017.

Treatment Procedures:
•March 24th, 2017, First Treatment: 10:30am, antiepileptic and local anesthesia ,lumbar puncture;
•March 30th, 2017, Second Treatment: 10:30am, antiepileptic and local anesthesia , lumbar puncture;
•April 2nd, 2017, Third Treatment: 10:30am, antiepileptic and local anesthesia, lumbar puncture;
•April 5th, 2017, Fourth Treatment: 10:30am, antiepileptic and local anesthesia, lumbar puncture.

Before treatment:
1. Poor appetite and body weight is very light;
2.Limbs muscle tension is very high, left hand joints have been deformed.
3. He is strabismus and used to have salivation.
4. He cannot control urination, need wear diaper.

After treatment:
1. Patient is more likely to eat more food.
2. Lower limbs muscle tension were reduced.
3.More likely to smile to strangers.

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