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Q: Terminology: Residual organic CNS impairment
 
A: Residual organic CNS impairment results in asteno-neurotic syndrome (CNS stands for Central Nervous System). This diagnosis means that a child has a weakened nervous system that may (or may not) reveal itself later in learning or attentional difficulties. This is another "catch-all" term often used in Russian medical documents to indicate a child "at risk". (An asteno-neurotic syndrome is a term unknown in American medical nomenclature and means weakness, exhaustion as if occurred after a long severe illness.

 

 

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