The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 25, Issue 8, pp 395–405 | Cite as

A review of post-polio paralysis in children

  • A. K. Das
Original Articles


  1. (1)

    Two hundred consecutive cases of established residual paralysis following poliomyelitis in children are reviewed.

  2. (2)

    Deformities and recognised patterns of paralysis of upper and lower limbs are individually studied and their relative incidence is noted.

  3. (3)

    An attempt is made to establish incidence of shortening of the lower limb in post-poliomyelitis cases and to evaluate the factors influencing the shortening in such cases.



Tibialis Anterior SAHA Poliomyelitis Iliotibial Band Abduction Paralysis 
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© Indian Journal of Pediatrics 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. Das
    • 1
  1. 1.Calcutta

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