Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis: muscle weakness, paralysis, hyporeflexia, acute onset, sensory intact, dx by detecting virus in stool, pharynx


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  • Poliomyelitis
  • aka: Polio,
  • muscle weakness, paralysis, hyporeflexia, acute onset, sensory intact, dx by detecting virus in stool, pharynx
  • muscle weakness, paralysis, acute onset
  • hyporeflexia, sensory intact
  • detect virus in stool, pharynx, antibodies in serum
  • viral, fecal-oral, motor neuron dmg in anterior horn