Clinical Neuroscience

COVID-19 and post-poliomyelitis syndrome: coincidence?

AGIRCAN Dilek 1, ETHEMOGLU Ozlem 1, GESOGLU-DEMIR Tülin 1

MAY 30, 2022

Clinical Neuroscience - 2022;75(05-06)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.18071/isz.75.0207

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Although severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a novel virus, many central and peripheral nervous system manifestations associated with coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection have been reported. Beyond the neurologic manifestations, we may still have much to learn about the neuropathologic mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Here we report a case of post-poliomyelitis syndrome (PPS) related to COVID-19 and attempt to predict the possible pathophysiologic mechanism behind this association.

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  1. Department of Neurology, Harran Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Sanlıurfa, Turkey

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