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What is an electroencephalogram or EEG?

An electroencephalogram, or EEG for short, is a test used by your baby's doctor to see whether your baby is suffering from seizures. Seizures are commonly seen in babies with Cerebral Palsy. During an EEG, special patches called electrodes are placed on your baby's scalp to record the natural electrical currents inside your baby's brain. This recording can help the doctor see telltale patterns in the brain's electrical activity that suggest a seizure disorder.

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers in Pittsburgh, PA Represent Clients with Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy is a condition which affects the muscles and causes difficulty with things such as coordination. It is caused by damage to the brain either before or during birth, making it one of the most common birth injuries in Pennsylvania. Other common birth injuries include Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, which is caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain during birth, as well as Erb's Palsy, which is paralysis/lack of mobility in the arms/shoulder area due to damaged nerves. These conditions can arise due to negligence at even the most prestigeous hospitals in Pittsburgh, PA, such as UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Jefferson, or Forbes Hospitals. If your child suffered an injury at birth, contact the Birth Injury Attorneys in Pittsburgh, PA at Berger & Lagnese, LLC for a free consultation.

 

Contact Skilled Birth Injury Lawyers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Berger & Lagnese, LLC

If you or a loved one has been victimized by a birth injury as a result of medical malpractice, you need quality legal representation to get you the compensation you deserve. The birth injury case lawyers in Pittsburgh, PA at Berger & Lagnese LLC offer free initial consultations when you contact them. Our office is conveniently located at 310 Grant St #720, and we can be reached either online or at 412-471-4300.

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