Post poliomyelitis muscular atrophy

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


A known case of poliomyelitis.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Severe muscular atrophy at the left side of pelvic girdle and the proximal left thigh. Note the disparity between the left and right sides, with fatty replacement of the musculature on the left side.

Case Discussion

Severe muscular atrophy in a 40 Y/O patient with known history of poliomyelitis.

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Case information

rID: 21658
Published: 8th Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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