Which clinical history findings are characteristic of postpolio syndrome (PPS)?

Updated: Apr 28, 2014
  • Author: Hidehiro Takei, MD; Chief Editor: Adekunle M Adesina, MD, PhD  more...
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Most patients with postpolio syndrome (PPS) present with new, slowly progressive muscle weakness, frequently accompanied by muscle pain (myalgias) and fatigue, which can occur in both previously affected and unaffected muscles. This condition can also affect respiratory and bulbar muscles.


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