DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for bulbar polio

Bulbar polio [DOID:9786]

A paralytic poliomyelitis that results in destruction located in motor neurons of brainstem, has_material_basis_in Human poliovirus 1, has_material_basis_in Human poliovirus 2, or has_material_basis_in Human poliovirus 3, which are transmitted by ingestion of food or water contaminated with feces, or transmitted by direct contact with the oral secretions. The infection has symptom difficulty breathing, has symptom difficulty speaking, has symptom difficulty swallowing, and has symptom difficulty chewing.

Synonyms:  bulbar polio,  DOID:9786,  bulbar polios,  bulbar poliomyelitis,  bulbar poliomyelitises