Incidence of traumatic injection neuropathy among children in Pakistan.

  title={Incidence of traumatic injection neuropathy among children in Pakistan.},
  author={Farah Mansoor and Soori Hamid and Tansar Mir and R Abdul Hafiz and Anthony Wayne Mounts},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  volume={11 4},
We used acute flaccid paralysis surveillance data collected between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2003 from the Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative to describe the epidemiological characteristics and disease burden of traumatic injection neuropathy among children aged under 15 years. Of the 5627 acute flaccid paralysis cases reported, 456 were identified as traumatic injection neuropathy by case review. The condition was more common in younger children who were also more likely to have… CONTINUE READING

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