Pediatric Patients With Upper Limb Spasticity | XEOMIN®

Upper Limb Spasticity, Excluding Spasticity Caused by Cerebral Palsy

Pediatric Upper Limb Spasticity Can Be Caused By1,2

  • Cerebral palsy (CP)
  • Traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury
  • Stroke (ischemic or hemorrhagic)
  • Brain damage caused by oxygen deficiency
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Encephalitis or meningitis
  • Brain tumor sequelae
Michael, a pediatric patient with upper limb spasticity treated with XEOMIN®.

Michael,* a pediatric patient with upper limb spasticity treated with XEOMIN

*Images are for illustration only. Not an actual patient.

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Manifestation3,4

  • Spasticity may be one of the many possible consequences after a traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • An estimated 475,000 children between 0–14 years of age sustain a TBI annually
  • In children with spasticity, MRI imaging shows damage to, or developmental differences in the motor cortex

Symptoms5

  • Muscle stiffness (known as hypertonia)
  • Limited range of movement
  • Reduced ability to relax muscles
  • Muscle spasms
  • Changes in limb position
  • Pain

References

  1. Ward AB. J Neural Transm. 2008;115(4):607-16.
  2. Ozcakir S, et al. Clin Med Res. 2007;5(2):132-8
  3. Araki T, et al. Nerol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2017;57:82-93
  4. https://www.gillettechildrens.org/get-involved/cerebral-palsy-awareness. Accessed November 19, 2020.
  5. Spasticity. American Association of Neurological Surgeons website. https://www.aans.org/en/Patients/Neurosurgical-Conditions-and-Treatments/Spasticity. Accessed November 19, 2020.