Abortive poliomyelitis

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Abortive poliomyelitis is a mild form of poliomyelitis that does not involve the central nervous system, does not cause permanent disabilities of any kind, and recovery is within a couple days (24-72 hours). Symptoms are similar to the flu: fever, malaise, headache, sore throat and vomiting. There are no permanent disabilities of any kind. Abortive poliomyelitis accounts for 80-90% of poliovirus cases.[1]

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  1. Shiel Jr, William C. "Definition of Abortive polio". MedicineNet. Retrieved Sep 3, 2020. 

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