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Table 1 Causes of acute flaccid paralysis in Iraqi children, 1997-2011

From: Guillain-Barré syndrome as a cause of acute flaccid paralysis in Iraqi children: a result of 15 years of nation-wide study

Cause Number (%)
Guillain-Barré syndrome 2611 (52.5)
Traumatic neuritis 715 (14.4)
Meningitis/Encephalitis 292 (5.9)
Poliomyelitis 166 (3.3)
Myopathy 89 (1.8)
Hypokalemia 74 (1.5)
Unknown 568 (11.4)
Others 459 (9.4)
Total 4974 (100)