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lacking in stiffness or firmness

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drooping without elasticity

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out of condition

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AFM is the illness often described in the media as "the polio-like disease." In 2012, an outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis occurred in California, and more cases were reported in the summer and fall of 2014, 2016, and 2018 across the United States, including Illinois.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is defined as acute, flaccid muscle weakness that occurs less than 1 week after a fever or respiratory illness.
This report summarizes and updates surveillance data for suspected cases of AFM reported to CDC (9), with onset of flaccid limb weakness from January 1 through December 31, 2018.
Speaking to Mirror Online, Ms Tilley explained: "Flaccid lengthening surgery means severing the suspensory and fundiform ligaments with the aim of allowing the penis to hang down/protrude lower from the body when flaccid."
A Acute flaccid myelitis has been in the news a lot lately, typically with breathless click-bait headlines.
Then, in chapters with a common format to facilitate comparisons, he describes types of dysarthria: flaccid, spastic, unilateral upper motor neuron, ataxic, hypokinetic, hyperkinetic, and mixed.
"We found overall that there was an absence of effective ethics at the state house, flaccid anti-corruption laws, not a lot of oversight of lobbying and that a culture of corruption had grown up around all the malfeasance which is a regular part of the Harrisburg diet." Witkin said that in their reporting it was found that 40 state officials or high-ranking aides had been convicted for crimes of corruption in the past four decades.
Martin Lewis, founder of MONEYSAVINGEXPERT.com, said that an energy price cap has been "flaccid" so far - as energy firms' prices have been set just a few pounds below the maximum limit.
Gross pathology revealed a very narrow pylorus and multiple flaccid diverticula of the small intestines.
"More than 120 children developed the condition, known as acute flaccid myelitis, in the US alone but experts were baffled as to the cause."
Although other mosquitoborne viral diseases (e.g., West Nile virus) have been associated with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)--a clinical syndrome of rapidly progressive flaccid paralysis typically caused by dysfunction of the anterior horn cells, peripheral motor nerves or nerve roots, neuromuscular junction, or muscle--La Crosse virus has not been identified as a cause (3,4).
The typical presentation is a prodrome followed by the development of an unsteady gait and then ascending symmetrical flaccid paralysis.
He added that 58 acute flaccid paralysis cases, a possible symptom of polio, had been reported in Deir Ezzor this year through June 6.
WHERE TO BUY: see p46 Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Goat's Cheese Melt, PS2.99, Waitrose Veggie burgers can be a little flaccid and flavourless, so we love this for celebrating mushrooms in their unchopped glory.
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).