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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 12. No. 3, 2007

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2007;12:202-204

Case Report

A Case of Poliomyelitis-like Syndrome

ELW Fung, TP Lam, WL Yeung, EAS Nelson


A 30-month old boy presented with acute flaccid paralysis of the left leg. Electrodiagnostic studies revealed reduced amplitude of compound muscle action potential and prolonged F wave latencies. Magnetic resonance imaging of spine showed signal abnormality in the region of anterior horn cell in the spinal cord. Extensive virological tests in stool and blood samples were negative.

Keyword : Acute flaccid paralysis; Guillain Barre syndrome; MRI; Poliomyelitis-like syndrome

Abstract in Chinese


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