"Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A syndrome characterized by new neuromuscular symptoms that occur at least 15 years after clinical stability has been attained in patients with a prior history of symptomatic poliomyelitis. Clinical features include new muscular weakness and atrophy of the limbs, bulbar innervated musculature, and muscles of respiration, combined with excessive fatigue, joint pain, and reduced stamina. The process is marked by slow progression and periods of stabilization. (From Ann NY Acad Sci 1995 May 25;753:68-80)
- Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome
- Post-Polio Syndrome
- Post-Polio Syndromes
- Post-Poliomyelitis Muscular Atrophy
- Muscular Atrophies, Post-Poliomyelitis
- Muscular Atrophy, Post-Poliomyelitis
- Post Poliomyelitis Muscular Atrophy
- Post-Poliomyelitis Muscular Atrophies
- Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome
- Post Poliomyelitis Syndrome
- Muscular Atrophy, Postpoliomyelitis
- Muscular Atrophies, Postpoliomyelitis
- Postpoliomyelitis Muscular Atrophies
- Postpoliomyelitis Muscular Atrophy
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