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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Acute flaccid paralysis and enteroviral infections.
Fecal samples were tested at the National Reference Center for the Argentine National Surveillance Acute Flaccid Paralysis Program for enterovirus, including wild-type and vaccine-derived poliovirus.
However, Kioko said, it's necessary to strengthen surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis indicators as well as routine immunisation.
Through this new equipment, the RRL will improve the speed of the results reported from stool samples it receives, of people suffering from acute flaccid paralysis, in addition to samples taken from the sewage in areas identified as being at risk of polio.
The reported patient presented acute flaccid paralysis in a background of multiple trigger factors for hyperkalemia.
We report a 21 years old male presenting with acute flaccid paralysis.
A 2015 statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics called on pediatricians to consider polio as a potential diagnosis of any child presenting with fever and acute flaccid paralysis (Pediatrics.
These volunteers also play a key role in helping to find and report cases of acute flaccid paralysis, which is an indicator for polio." The event celebrating three years polio-free comes amid the worst outbreak of measles the country has seen in years.
He added that 58 acute flaccid paralysis cases, a possible symptom of polio, had been reported in Deir Ezzor this year through June 6.
A 2015 statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics called on physicians who care for children to consider polio as a potential diagnosis of any child presenting with fever and acute flaccid paralysis (Pediatrics.
Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) defined by World Health Organization (WHO), is sudden onset of weakness and floppiness in any part of the body in a child less than 15 years age or if a clinician suspects polio in any person of any age (excluding adults, spastic paralysis, old cases or cases with obvious causes like trauma).
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.
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