Traumatic Injection Neuritis and Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance in Nigeria

  title={Traumatic Injection Neuritis and Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance in Nigeria},
  author={Abdullahi Walla Hamisu},
Background: Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance is one of the main strategies for eradicating polio. There are many causes of AFP including infectious, autoimmune, and acquired causes. Traumatic Injection Neuritis (TIN) is an iatrogenic condition caused by unsafe intramuscular (gluteal) injection practices leading to different forms of clinical manifestations ranging from mild paresthesia to paralysis of the foot and permanent sequelae. Objective: The objective of this study is to… 

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