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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Post Polio syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Post-poliomyelitic syndrome
  • Postpoliomyelitis syndrome
  • Post-polio muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio sequelae
  • Polio late effects
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  • My mother in law had post polio syndrome and my husband and my son have weakness in their legs that reminds me of post polio syndrome. I would like to know if this condition could be inherited or if it can be acquired during pregnancy. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Post-poliomyelitic syndrome
  • Postpoliomyelitis syndrome
  • Post-polio muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio sequelae
  • Polio late effects
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.