Which gross 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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The spinal cord in postpolio syndrome (PPS) shows atrophic anterior nerve roots and normal dorsal roots. [33] The brain is unremarkable. Skeletal muscle atrophy of varying degree is noted.


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