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5 year old with moderate brain atrophy. Treatment options?

Hello , ihave a cousin in gaza stripe he is 5years old and been diagnosed with moderate brain atrophy since they donot have good treatments and quality hospitals for childrens back there , would like to take your opinion about the possibility of the treatment so could try to bring him to the states for treatments thank you
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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Moderate brain atrophy is a MRI or CT Scan Brain finding and it is most probably due to perinatal asphyxia with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. What is the clinical condition and the clinical problems of the child? How are his mental status, motor system and developmental milestones? Are there any seizures associated? These parameters will decide the type of treatment and usually includes multidisciplinary team including Pediatrician, neurologist, Physiotherapist and Occupational therapist and Psychiatrist.
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