Post-poliomyelitis syndrome: case report and review of the literature.

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INTRODUCTION Postpoliomyelitis syndrome (PPS) refers to the new neuromuscular symptoms that occur in patients years after their acute poliomyelitis has stabilised. PPS cases seen now are probably related to the poliomyelitis epidemics of the 1940s and 1950s. CLINICAL PICTURE AND INVESTIGATION A 57-year-old Chinese man with a history of poliomyelitis… (More)

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