flaccid paralysis


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weakness or loss of muscle tone resulting from injury or disease of the nerves innervating the muscles

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Among the 1,310 WNV neuroinvasive disease cases, 689 (53%) were reported as encephalitis, 468 (36%) as meningitis, 78 (6%) as acute flaccid paralysis, and 75 (6%) as other neurologic presentation.
Differential diagnosis of acute flaccid paralysis and its role in poliomyelitis surveillance.
A 21 years old male with no previous comorbidities was referred to our institution as a case of acute flaccid paralysis for further evaluation.
Keywords: Acute flaccid paralysis, Electrophysiological studies, Injection neuritis, Polio.
A 6-year-old girl presented with fever, headache, and flaccid paralysis of the right arm with areflexia.
4 The muscular weakness may range from mild weakness to total flaccid paralysis.
WHO has been carrying out Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance where all suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Paralysis are examined to rule out polio.
There were also four reported cases of linked clinical presentation acute flaccid paralysis - one each in RCT, Swansea, Newport and Monmouthshire.
Three patients were classified as having meningoencephalitis, three had fever without neurological involvement, and one patient developed acute flaccid paralysis," Ms.
Data released by the WHO on Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) cases on weekly basis through the Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean claims that there were only 31 cases of AFP in 2012, 20 in 2013 and four this year till date.
forum at the National Institutes of Health in the University of the Philippines Manila last April 24, advocates are pushing for intensified reporting of children with symptoms of acute flaccid paralysis, a manifestation of polio, to health authorities and ensuring the immunization coverage of at least 95 percent of children.
Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that affects nerves and can lead to Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP).
htm) 10 cases of Wild poliovirus type 1 had been detected among a "cluster of 22 acute flaccid paralysis cases in Syria" last month.
Most of those stricken with acute flaccid paralysis, a symptom of diseases including polio, in Deir al Zour province are children under the age of two.
Most of those stricken with acute flaccid paralysis a symptom of diseases including polio in the eastern province are children under two.