[Intravenous immunoglobulin in postpolio syndrome].

  title={[Intravenous immunoglobulin in postpolio syndrome].},
  author={Elisabeth Farbu and T Rekand and Nils Erik Gilhus and Vegard Str\om and Arve Opheim and Johan Kvalvik Stanghelle and Johan Arild Aarli},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={124 18},
BACKGROUND Postpolio syndrome is characterised by new muscular weakness, pain, and fatigue several decades after the acute polio, and affects approximately 1/4 of patients with previous paralytic polio. MATERIAL AND METHODS A 47-year-old woman with a previous history of acute poliomyelitis developed progressive muscular weakness in her left arm and right leg with muscular pain and fatigue. Clinical examination, MRI, and electromyography gave no other explanation to her progressive muscular… CONTINUE READING