(Post Polio Syndrome)

The Postpoliomyelitis syndrome is a group of symptoms that develop years or decades after paralytic poliomyelitis and usually the same muscle groups affects how the initial infection.

In patients who had polio, muscle fatigue and reduced stamina, often accompanied by weakness, fasciculations and atrophy – is years or decades may develop, especially in the elderly and in patients who were initially more severely affected. The damage in the past involved muscle groups usually occurs. However, a Postpoliomyelitis syndrome rarely increases the disability significantly.

The Postpoliomyelitis syndrome is a group of symptoms that develop years or decades after paralytic poliomyelitis and usually the same muscle groups affects how the initial infection. In patients who had polio, muscle fatigue and reduced stamina, often accompanied by weakness, fasciculations and atrophy – is years or decades may develop, especially in the elderly and in patients who were initially more severely affected. The damage in the past involved muscle groups usually occurs. However, a Postpoliomyelitis syndrome rarely increases the disability significantly. The reason may possibly consist in a age-related further loss of motor anterior horn cells in a population of neurons that is already reduced by a previous poliovirus infection. The treatment of post-polio syndrome occurs supportive.

Health Life Media Team

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