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Effects of polio on vascular supply

Discussion in 'General Issues and Discussion Forum' started by pamelachen, Mar 9, 2011.

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  1. pamelachen

    pamelachen Member


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    Hello,

    Just wondering if anyone knows whether polio affects the vascular supply of the affected limb - I had a patient recently who had one leg affected by polio and had a reduced (0.5) ABI on that foot. Wondering what the etiology/cause of that is - whether it is the disease process or he just happened to have atherosclerosis in that particular leg.

    Cheers
     
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