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Jean-Martin Charcot (1825-1893)

French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot (1825-1893), who, with colleague Alix Jaffoy, recognized that the flaccid paralysis of poliomyelitis was caused by spinal anterior horn cell damage. (Contributed by Dr. Douglas Lanska. Courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Public domain.)

Associated Disorders

  • Aseptic meningitis
  • Bulbar polio
  • Bulbospinal polio
  • Infantile paralysis
  • Nonparalytic polio
  • Paralytic polio
  • Polioencephalitis
  • Post-polio progressive muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Spinal paralytic polio