Differential Diagnosis Of Poliomyelitis

Nov 5th 2013 at 11:27 PM

The main differential diagnosis of poliomyelitis is Syndrome (SBG) or poly

The post-diphtheritic neuropathy is a late complication of infection by C. diphtheria and clinically similar to syndrome. Also Campylobacter infection can produce a paralysis similar to syndrome.

There are other forms of neurological impairment that should be differentiated, such as those produced by viral or parasitic, Bell's palsy,

Hopkins syndrome, brachial plexus impairment or peripheral neuropathies by trauma or compression of peripheral nerves, pain conditions, etc  D. the prognosis is poor when there bulbar, death occurring in most cases.


There is no specific treatment, but therapeutic measures are important to reduce complications and mortality. General care home as rigorous in the early days reduces the rate of paralysis The Disadvantages Exposed Here

Position change, symptomatic treatment of pain, fever, hypertension and urinary retention, use of laxatives and mild respiratory care are important to avoid complications.

Orthopedic care and physical therapy should be instituted to prevent deformities due. Physical therapy should be started when the pain relent.

Distribution and frequency of the disease

Its distribution is universal, the transmission is more prevalent in densely populated urban areas, but also occurs in rural areas.

Almost exclusively affects children under 5 years of age, and the affected population varies epidemiological situation in which the country finds itself.

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