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Disease Poliomyelitis, Bulbar

Name Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Synonyms Bulbar Polio | Bulbar Poliomyelitis | Medullary Involvement Poliomyelitis | Polio, Bulbar | Poliomyelitis, Medullary Involvement
Definition A form of paralytic poliomyelitis affecting neurons of the MEDULLA OBLONGATA of the brain stem. Clinical features include impaired respiration, HYPERTENSION, alterations of vasomotor control, and dysphagia. Weakness and atrophy of the limbs and trunk due to spinal cord involvement is usually associated. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p765)
Categories Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D011052
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Picornaviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Enterovirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Myelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poliomyelitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Poliomyelitis, Bulbar

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