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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1994;18(4):25.
A Cast Of Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome
Won Il Rhee, M.D., Sae Yoon Kang, M.D., , Eun Cho, M.D.,
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, catholic University Medical College

and Literature Chonbuk National University

Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome(증례 보고)
이원일, 강세윤, 최은
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

A "post-postpoliomyelitis syndrome" is characterized by newly developing muscular weakness and decreasing functional abilities as late complications of paralytic poliomyelitis and the clinical features are quite different form those of other neuromuscular disorders.

We recently experienced a 39 year-old man who considered to have postpoliomyelitis syndrome and report this case in view of the necessity of prompting the disease entity and its management.

The clinical presentation include slowly progressive muscular weakness, decreased function, and previous history of poliomyelitis, The electromyographic findings and the pathologic findings are compatible with those of postpoliomyelitis syndrome, We employed the comprehensive rehabilitative management including modification of his environment and life style.

Key Words: postpoliomyelitis, Diagnosis. Rehabilitation


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