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Poliomyelitis and Post-poliomyelitis Syndrome

  • Kanokwan Boonyapisit
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Abstract

Poliomyelitis and the post-poliomyelitis syndrome are often evaluated and cared for by neuromuscular specialists and in neuromuscular clinics. This chapter covers the etiology and pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, evaluation, and management of these disorders.

Keywords

Poliomyelitis post-polio syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj HospitalMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand

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