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English: This child is displaying a deformity of her right lower extremity due to polio caused by the poliovirus, an enterovirus member.
After initial oropharyngeal inoculation, and multiplication, the virus enters the bloodstream, thereby, finding its way to the central nervous system, and infecting the motor neurons of the anterior horn of the spinal cord and within the brain itself.
Deutsch: Mädchen mit deformiertem rechten Bein als Folge einer Kinderlähmung.
Français : Enfant avec des séquelles de la polio au membre inférieur droit.
Polski: Choroba Heinego-Medina.
Português: Sequelas de Poliomielite Paralítica na perna direita de criança. Sequelas de Poliomielite Paralítica na perna direita de criança.
తెలుగు: పోలియో వ్యాధి వలన వైకల్యం సంభవించిన చిన్నారి.
Date 1995
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