Disease Information for Post-Poliomyelitis syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Motor Weakness
Cramping in Extremities
Exertional Muscle Pain
Muscle Atrophy
Muscle cramps/spasms
Muscle Pain
Muscle pains/exercise induced
Muscle weakness
Myalgias
Tender or painful muscles/Myalgias
Fatigability
Lower motor neuron lesion/signs
Monoplegia, arm
Monoplegia, leg
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Limp
Chronic Fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past History/Poliomyelitis
Established Disease Population
Patient/Stress situation/anxious
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Fibromyositis/fibromyalgia syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Lateral scoliosis/Rotosclerosis
Scoliosis
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Psychologic stress
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Post-infectious disorder (ex)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Physical therapy
Definition

Also PPS; muscle aches, weakness and fatigue syndrome in adult hood with muscle atrophy and weakness in previous involved muscle groups; years after polio infection in childhood;little understood syndrome; physical therapy may be helpful; chronic fatigue syndrome with myalgias and weakness beyond old polio distribution seen; loss of motor neurons in posterior cord

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