paralytic poliomyelitis


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paralytic poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis with a variable combination of signs of damage of the central nervous system. These include weakness, incoordination, muscle tenderness and spasms, flaccid paralysis, and disturbance of consciousness. See: postpolio syndrome
See also: poliomyelitis
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Neither paralytic poliomyelitis nor hemiplegic cerebral palsy can be definitively excluded as possible diagnoses based on the osteological analysis alone, as both conditions could explain most of the skeletal manifestations observed in B34 (see Table 2).
Persistence of vaccine-derived polioviruses among immunodeficient persons with vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis. J Infect Dis.
Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in India during 1999: decreased risk despite massive use of oral polio vaccine.
Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in India during 1999: decreased risk in spite of massive use of oral polio vaccine.
Framework of evaluating the risks of paralytic poliomyelitis after global interruption of wild poliovirus transmission.
None of the 245 reviewed cases had recognized anterior myelitis, which is characteristic of paralytic poliomyelitis (2).
From 1912 to 1972, more than 30,000 cases of paralytic poliomyelitis were reported in Australia, and a number of polio survivors in Australia today still live with the pain and debilitation of post-polio syndrome.
However, thanks to an effective anti-polio program, based on Government, NGO and international partnership, we have not had a single case of paralytic poliomyelitis for the last two years," said Vice President Ansari.
Vaccine associated paralytic poliomyelitis. Indian J Pediatr 2003; 70 : 573-7.
Choice of sequential schedule was related to the risk of vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis and liability (P [is less than or equal to] .05).
The patient had residual weakness compatible with paralytic poliomyelitis; therefore, the isolate was characterized in detail.