flaccid paralysis


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Noun1.flaccid paralysis - weakness or loss of muscle tone resulting from injury or disease of the nerves innervating the muscles
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
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West Nile virus (WNV) - In 2013, 47 states and the District of Columbia reported 2,469 cases of WNV disease -- including 1,267 cases of WNV meningitis, encephalitis, and acute flaccid paralysis.
Three patients were classified as having meningoencephalitis, three had fever without neurological involvement, and one patient developed acute flaccid paralysis," Ms.
The presence of this virus strain in North America may contribute to the incidence of flaccid paralysis and may also pose a diagnostic challenge in clinical laboratories.
Establish and strengthen community-based surveillance on Acute Flaccid Paralysis
The meeting was told that there were 11 acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases detected in Spinboldak area in Afghanistan while out of 10 were discarded in 2015.
In the WNND group, 26 had headache, 27 had altered mental status, 12 had seizures, and 3 had acute flaccid paralysis.
Data released by the WHO on Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) cases on weekly basis through the Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean claims that there were only 31 cases of AFP in 2012, 20 in 2013 and four this year till date.
Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that affects nerves and can lead to Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP).
htm) 10 cases of Wild poliovirus type 1 had been detected among a "cluster of 22 acute flaccid paralysis cases in Syria" last month.
With regard to the escalating of polio in the Eastern Mediterranean region, the meeting called upon all Member States to provide all possible support to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic for children who cannot access the polio vaccination, and strengthening surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis and poliomyelitis.
Most of those stricken with acute flaccid paralysis a symptom of diseases including polio in the eastern province are children under two.
Most of those stricken with acute flaccid paralysis, a symptom of diseases including polio, in Deir al Zour province are children under the age of two.