post-polio syndrome

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post-po·li·o syndrome

A condition affecting poliomyelitis patients several decades after the initial infection, characterized by fatigue, muscular deterioration, joint pain, and respiratory problems.
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Postpolio syndrome was reported to have a relationship with stress or overuse of remaining motor units, resulting in progressive muscle weakness, abnormal muscle fatigue, and muscle atrophy [10].
GATESHEAD'S Millennium Bridge will turn green and blue as part of a drive to raise awareness of postpolio syndrome (PPS).
They believe that increasing number of people in USA, Canada, UK and other European countries have had polio in past and are mere developing a condition called PostPolio Syndrome (PPS).
You will also find part 2 of an interesting article by Jean Hartley on postpolio syndrome (PPS).
Among the conditions addressed are laryngospasm, rheumatoid arthritis, schizophrenia, postpolio syndrome, tetanus, toxic caustic ingestion, Wallenberg syndrome, West Nile virus, Wilson disease, and Zenker diverticulum, among many others.
Fatigue secondary to chronic illness: Postpolio syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis.
In addition, most polio survivors are at an age when cardiovascular disease becomes increasingly more likely even in the absence of postpolio syndrome.
Disability and functional assessment in former polio patients with and without postpolio syndrome.
Clarke had battled debilitating postpolio syndrome since the 1960s and sometimes used a wheelchair.
Nine of these patients suffered from a primary muscular disorder, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, and postpolio syndrome.
Physical characteristics of postpolio syndrome include--.
Research in the United States suggests there may be a link between ME and a viral condition known as postpolio syndrome.