chronic anterior poliomyelitis


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Related to chronic anterior poliomyelitis: acute anterior poliomyelitis

chronic anterior poliomyelitis

an inflammation of the gray matter in the spinal cord, resulting in atrophy of muscles of the upper extremities and neck, with long periods of remission of symptoms. See also poliomyelitis.

chronic anterior poliomyelitis

Progressive wasting of the muscles; myelopathic progressive muscular atrophy.
See also: poliomyelitis
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