Post poliomyelitis muscular atrophy

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel


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Patient Data

Age: 60 years old
Gender: Male

Asymmetric muscular atrophy and fatty replacement involving right psoas, iliacus, obturator externus and left semimembranosus muscles; along with bilateral gluteus minimus, vastus lateralis, adductor group and rectus femoris muscles.

There is associated bilateral exaggerated femoral external rotation (right>left).

Case Discussion

A known case of poliomyelitis, shows asymmetric muscular atrophy and fatty replacement.

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Case information

rID: 34165
Published: 9th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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