Orphanet: Poliomyelitis

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Disease definition

Poliomyelitis is a viral infection caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus, which is part of the family of enteroviruses.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: A80.0  A80.1  A80.2  A80.3  A80.4  A80.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0032371
  • MeSH: D011051
  • GARD: 7413
  • MedDRA: 10036012

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