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Poliomyelitis and Spina Bifida

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

This chapter deals with poliomyelitis, etiology, diagnosis and staging and residual deformities with their treatment to include tendon transfers. It also enumerates the types of spina bifida and their management.

Keywords

Poliovirus Spinal polio Bulbar polio Tendon transfers Types of spina bifida 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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  1. 1.Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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