Acute poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis: See main article: Poliomyelitis

Acute: An acute condition is newly arising, sudden, rather than long-lasting or recurring ("chronic"). Doesn't always mean severe although it often is. See: Acute, Acute Disorders

Poliomyelitis: See main article: Poliomyelitis

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Acute Poliomyelitis: An acute infectious disorder that affects the nervous system. It is caused by the poliovirus. The virus spreads by direct contact, and can be prevented by prophylaxis with the polio vaccine.1


Types may include:2

Types of Acute Poliomyelitis:

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  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Communicable Disease Control Manual 2012, New Zealand Health: publication/ communicable-disease-control-manual-2012

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