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Child with gene recurvatum as a residua of polio

Gene recurvatum as a residua of polio generally results from persistent mechanical trauma from hyperextending the knee to provide adequate support when the quadriceps is severely weakened. (Contributed by Dr. Douglas Lanska. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1995. Public domain.)

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  • Nonparalytic polio
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  • Polioencephalitis
  • Post-polio progressive muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio syndrome
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