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Polio (cont.)

Polio Prognosis

The prognosis for most patients with polio is good; the majority recover with no complications; however, patients with paralytic polio have a prognosis that ranges from good to poor as some patients may become disabled for their whole life.

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease

REFERENCES:

"Polio"
Centers for Disease Control

"Polio Vaccination"
Centers for Disease Control


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/24/2015

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