Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) is a clinical syndrome characterized by rapid onset of weakness in a child aged less than 15 years due to any cause when polio is suspected(1). Exact cause of AFP with its incidence is needed for proper management.
Ali, Shaila; Zia ur Rehman, M.; and Sultan, Tipu
"Spectrum of acute flaccid paralysis in children,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 11
, Article 3.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol11/iss4/3