Post poliomyelitis muscular atrophy

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Known case of poliomyelitis.

Patient Data

Age: 30 year
Gender: Female

Complete loss of muscle bulk with fatty replacement is seen involving the right gluteal muscles (gluteus minus, medius and majus) and all muscle compartments of right thigh (hamstring, adductors, quadrates femoris, lateral and medial muscle groups).

Case Discussion

Marked muscular atrophy due to poliomyelitis. 

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Case information

rID: 82316
Published: 21st Sep 2020
Last edited: 21st Sep 2020
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