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How is spastic paralysis diagnosed?

Spastic paralysis is often a symptom of other conditions such as cerebral palsy. This condition is characterized by weak, stiff muscles and involuntary movement and can be diagnosed with a magnetic resonance imaging device (MRI), after age two. When spastic paralysis is inherited, it is typically diagnosed with genetic or neurological tests.

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