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How is flaccid paralysis diagnosed?

Doctors use various laboratory tests and neurological studies to diagnose flaccid paralysis. They also determine if the onset of the disease was sudden, meaning that it occurred within less than four weeks, and if it has persisted for some time. The presence of respiratory illness is a factor in making a diagnosis.

Flaccid paralysis is diagnosed by a thorough neurological examination performed by a neurologist.

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