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Implementation of a supplementary immunisation campaign in Deir Al Zour province commenced promptly when the first "hot" acute flaccid paralysis cases were reported.
Another common cause of acute flaccid paralysis in children with ALL, is the vincristine induced peripheral neuropathy.
The patient went home 16 days after the transplant but was readmitted the following day with fever and dyspnea requiring endotracheal intubation, followed by altered mental state, seizures, and acute flaccid paralysis.
One of the first signs of acute flaccid paralysis can be weakness in one limb, but there also may be no symptoms before the onset of paralysis.
2002; Nash, 2001) With bilateral flaccid paralysis, WNV attacks the anterior horn cells causing acute flaccid paralysis, resulting in a poliomyelitis-like syndrome (Li et al.
I think the acute flaccid paralysis is very disturbing to a lot of people,'' Glaser said.
HONOLULU -- Muscle weakness and acute flaccid paralysis can be features of infection with West Nile virus, Dr.
Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) syndrome has been associated with the West Nile virus (WNV), according to a series of six cases described in the Sept.
How would we know which child with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) really had polio?
In its most serious manifestations, which occur in one out of 30 symptomatic cases of WNV disease, WNV infection may cause life-threatening inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) or inflammation of the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), as well as a number of other significant neurological symptoms, including muscle paralysis similar to that seen with poliovirus and other viruses that cause acute flaccid paralysis.
Vaccination histories (based on immunization cards and parental recall) among children aged 6-23 months with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) whose stool specimens tested negative for poliovirus (nonpolio AFP cases), are also used to estimate OPV coverage in target populations.
Objective: Recognition of common causes of acute flaccid paralysis in children.

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