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Colpocephaly


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How might colpocephaly be treated?

There is no definitive treatment for colpocephaly. Anticonvulsant medications are often prescribed to prevent seizures, and doctors rely on exercise therapies and orthopedic appliances to reduce shrinkage or shortening of muscles.[1]
Last updated: 7/8/2013

References
  1. . NINDS Colpocephaly Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke . http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/colpocephaly/Colpocephaly.htm. Accessed 2/1/2008.


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