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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 a Doctor on 4/18/2013

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