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Spinal cord following acute anterior poliomyelitis (2)

Poliomyelitis acuta having run its course. Section of the lumbar cord; staining according to Weigert. Narrowing of the left half of the spinal cord section; atrophy and sclerosis of the anterior horn; degeneration of the anterior roots on the left side. (From Schmaus). (Source: Ibrahim J. Poliomyelitis anterior acuta [acute spinal infantile paralysis]. In: Burr CW, editor. Text-book on nervous diseases. Philadelphia: P Blakiston’s Son & Co, 1915:793-810.)

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