To help with clinical management, the Acute Flaccid
Myelitis Workgroup and the Transverse Myelitis Association (https://myelitis.org/living-with-myelitis/resources/afm-physician-support-portal/) offer a 24-hour clinical consultation service with physicians at the University of Texas Southwestern's Transverse Myelitis Center or Johns Hopkins University Transverse Myelitis Center, established in 2019, for providers with questions about patients suspected to have AFM.
At the Androfill clinic, flaccid
length surgery alone costs [pounds sterling]4,500, while length and girth surgery cost [pounds sterling]5,500!
myelitis is a disease of the nervous system.
For the new study, the UNSW team analysed the scientific literature on acute flaccid
The most likely explanation for the initial AFP reports was difficulty in distinguishing flaccid
or lower motor neuron weakness due to peripheral nervous system pathology (i.e., pathology at or distal to the anterior horn cells) from spastic or upper motor neuron weakness due to central nervous system pathology (i.e., pathology in the spinal cord or brain motor tracts).
paralysis of all four limbs and power of 0/5 in all limbs.
Exclusion criteria: Acute and/or flaccid
paralysis cases of age >15 yrs, Spastic paralysis, old cases or cases with obvious causes like trauma, obvious congenital anomalies or birth defects, AES without acute flaccid
(p<0.001) and erectile (p=0.001) penile lengths of the NMC group were shorter than those of the non-NMC group (Table 3).
Pemphigus refers to a group of intraepidermal vesiculobullous disorders, wherein the flaccid
blisters appear spontaneously and heal with hyper- or hypopigmentation.1 However, a few cases heal with hyperpigmented, verrucous plaques and these plaques are known as "post- pemphigus acanthomata".
The study involved 40 students with various forms of flaccid
paresis--generic brachial plexus palsy (Duchenne-Erb's palsy); generic paralysis of brachial plexus (Duchenne-Erb's palsy); and operated congenital spinal hernias, spinal injuries, and certain forms of children's cerebral palsy--as well as a number of hereditary or acquired neuromuscular diseases (polyneuropathy of different origin, hereditary muscular dystrophy, arthrogryposis, neural atrophy, Charcot-Marie's disease, Friedreich's ataxia).
"Charred pork chops and flaccid
sausages consumed in a strafing north-east gale" - Actor Michael Simkins describing his wife's summer barbecues.
Using standard procedures, all men had the length and girth of their penis measured while it was flaccid