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Poliomyelitis, Bulbar MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.618.750.500
C01.925.782.687.359.764.614
C10.228.228.618.750.500
C10.228.854.525.850.500
C10.668.864.250
Unique ID
D011052
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011052
Scope Note
A form of paralytic poliomyelitis affecting neurons of the MEDULLA OBLONGATA of the brain stem. Clinical features include impaired respiration, HYPERTENSION, alterations of vasomotor control, and dysphagia. Weakness and atrophy of the limbs and trunk due to spinal cord involvement is usually associated. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p765)
Entry Version
POLIO BULBAR
Entry Term(s)
Bulbar Polio
Bulbar Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis, Medullary Involvement
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar Preferred
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