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B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Definitions

          • RNA virus that affects motor neurons in anterior horn and brainstem, resulting in flaccid paralysis

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          CLINICAL ISSUES

          • Demographics

            Selected References

            1. Li Q et al: The role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of gluteal muscle contracture. Skeletal Radiol. 40(2):215-21, 2011
            2. Boyer FC et al: Post-polio syndrome: Pathophysiological hypotheses, diagnosis criteria, medication therapeutics. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 53(1):34-41, 2010
            3. Marafi FA et al: Baseline patterns of bone scintigraphy in patients with established post-poliomyelitis paralysis. Skeletal Radiol. 39(9):891-5, 2010
            4. Tiffreau V et al: Post-polio syndrome and rehabilitation. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 53(1):42-50, 2010
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            KEY FACTS

            • Terminology

              • Imaging

                • Clinical Issues

                  TERMINOLOGY

                  • Definitions

                    • RNA virus that affects motor neurons in anterior horn and brainstem, resulting in flaccid paralysis

                  IMAGING

                  • General Features

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Demographics

                      Selected References

                      1. Li Q et al: The role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of gluteal muscle contracture. Skeletal Radiol. 40(2):215-21, 2011
                      2. Boyer FC et al: Post-polio syndrome: Pathophysiological hypotheses, diagnosis criteria, medication therapeutics. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 53(1):34-41, 2010
                      3. Marafi FA et al: Baseline patterns of bone scintigraphy in patients with established post-poliomyelitis paralysis. Skeletal Radiol. 39(9):891-5, 2010
                      4. Tiffreau V et al: Post-polio syndrome and rehabilitation. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 53(1):42-50, 2010