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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of individuals with cerebral palsy (R = right, L = left M = male, F = female, BS = bilateral spastic, D = dyskinetic and A = ataxic)

From: Differences in somatosensory processing due to dominant hemispheric motor impairment in cerebral palsy

Dominant motor impairment HOUSE right hand HOUSE left hand CP subgroup Gestational age( weeks) GMFCS Mental retardation Epilepsy Medication Neuroimaging findings
R 2 6 BS 36 2 No Yes Antiepileptic Ventricular asymmetry in supratentorial area, wide ventricular cavities
R 5 7 A 40 4 No No No Cortical atrophy with asymmetrical subcortical damage in temporal lobes, brainstem atrophy and hypoplasia
R 6 8 A 40 1 Moderate No No Collapsed lateral ventriculi, periencephalic cavity in occipital and posterior parietal areas
R 3 6 BS 28 2 No No No N/A
R 3 6 BS 40 1 No No No N/A
R 6 8 BS 40 1 Severe No Antidepressants N/A
R 1 4 A 40 2 Severe Yes No N/A
R 6 8 BS 40 1 Moderate No No N/A
R 3 6 BS 32 2 No No No N/A
L 4 1 BS 20 4 Mild Yes Antiepileptic N/A
L 7 5 BS 24 1 No No Musc. relaxant Asymmetry in Rolando cortex with periventricular cyst in left hemisphere
L 7 5 BS 40 2 Moderate Yes Antiepileptic Corpus callosum and formix hypoplasia, septum pellucidum cyst, diffuse cortical atrophy, abnormal EEG activity in left parietal lobe
L 7 5 BS 41 3 No No No N/A
L 8 6 BS 31 3 Mild No Antidepressants Leukomalacia with dilatation of left temporal lobe
L 8 5 BS 40 3 No Yes Antiepileptic N/A
L 8 6 BS 40 1 Moderate No No N/A
L 4 0 BS 40 3 Moderate No No N/A
L 6 3 D 42 5 No Yes Antidepressants N/A