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Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Topic Guide

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM):

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a disease affecting the spinal cord. AFM symptoms include difficulty moving the eyes, speaking, and swallowing. Other symptoms include facial weakness, drooping eyelids, and decreased muscle tone and loss of reflexes. There is no specific treatment for AFM. The recovery time for AFM varies.

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polio vaccine (IPV) Polio Vaccine (IPV)

Polio affects the central nervous system and spinal cord. It can cause muscle weakness and paralysis. Polio is a life threatening condition because it can ...learn more »