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Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors©

Diagnosis

The criteria for diagnosing post-polio syndrome include:

Without a clear history of new weakness, the diagnosis cannot be made. In addition, the diagnosis cannot be made without excluding other likely causes of new weakness and other new health problems. For this reason, post-polio syndrome is called a diagnosis by exclusion (see Evaluation).

 

 

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