Recent research has shed light on the pathogenesis of the postpolio syndrome and has helped explain its symptoms and the rationale for management.
The aim of this article is to familiarize physicians with this syndrome.
The history, acute infection, definition, and diagnosis are discussed, as well as the various symptoms and their management.
People with postpolio syndrome can educate health professionals about this condition and can help others inflicted with this syndrome.
Thus far, no cure is available.
A correct diagnosis is important, and the physician must realize that severe comorbidities tend to afflict people with this syndrome.
Numerous management options are available to help these people enjoy a high quality of life.
Mots-clés Pascal : Poliomyélite antérieure, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Physiopathologie, Classification morphologique, Diagnostic différentiel, Symptomatologie, Réhabilitation, Relation médecin malade, Homme, Article synthèse, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie, Organisation santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute anterior poliomyelitis, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Morphological classification, Differential diagnostic, Symptomatology, Rehabilitation, Physician patient relation, Human, Review, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease, Public health organization
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Cote : 97-0379980
Code Inist : 002B05C02A. Création : 12/09/1997.