Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a constellation of new and progressive symptoms developing several years following infection with the acute viral illness poliomyelitis caused by the poliovirus. PPS is characterized by the onset of fatigue, weakness in one or more extremities, including the potential to involve the muscles of the respiratory system, and pain.
KeywordsPoliomyelitis Post-polio syndrome PPS Post-polio pain syndrome Poliovirus Polio
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