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Synonyms for poliomyelitis

an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

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Post poliomyelitis syndrome: A rare sequel of acute poliomyelitis.
Although acute poliomyelitis and polio-like conditions may occasionally simulate Guillain-Barre syndrome (29), our cases had several clinical, laboratory, and electrodiagnostic features that differed from typical Guillain-Barre syndrome (30-32; Table 4).
In the cases of WNV-associated AFP, clinical, laboratory, and electrophysiologic findings suggested pathology localized to anterior horn cells and motor axons, similar to that seen in acute poliomyelitis.
This report describes six cases of WNV-associated AFP in which clinical and electrophysiologic findings suggest a pathologic process involving anterior horn cells and motor axons similar to that seen in acute poliomyelitis.
63 million Americans living who survived acute poliomyelitis.
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