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Poliomyelitis-related deformities successfully treated with reconstructing and lengthening lower limb surgeries over a period of 5 years: Challenging approaches in a limited-resources country
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  • Marah Mansour,
  • Khaled Harmouch,
  • Tamim Alsuliman,
  • Abdulmouain Zrek
Marah Mansour
Faculty of Medicine, Tartous University

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Khaled Harmouch
Near East University Faculty of Medicine
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Tamim Alsuliman
Saint-Antoine Hospital, AP-HP, Sorbonne University
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Abdulmouain Zrek
Alrazi Governmental hospital
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Poliomyelitis is a viral infection that may lead to paralysis or death. Paralysis can lead to skeletal and joint deformities. Typical manifestations include equinos cavus and tibial shortening. We report a polio case presented with right equinus foot, clawing in the right great toe, and shortening in the right tibia.