Post‐poliomyelitis syndrome

  title={Post‐poliomyelitis syndrome},
  author={D. A. Trojan and N. Cashman},
  journal={Muscle & Nerve},
  • D. A. Trojan, N. Cashman
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Muscle & Nerve
  • Post‐poliomyelitis syndrome (PPS) is a common neurological disorder that occurs in a large proportion of individuals who have recovered from paralytic poliomyelitis. The main clinical features are new weakness, muscular fatigability, general fatigue, and pain. The primary criteria necessary for the diagnosis of PPS are a history of paralytic poliomyelitis, partial or complete recovery of neurological function followed by a period of stability (usually several decades), persistent new muscle… CONTINUE READING
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