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Write-up: Awoke 13th day after flu shot paralyzed from waist down. Never recovered. In wheelchair; perfectly healthy before this. In 11/91 13 days after a flu shot, I awoke paralyzed from the waist down. Went to our doctor then to hospital ER. Called it acute ideopathic polyneuropathy fter x-rays and cat scan. Finally went to the hospital and then to another clinic where they thought it was GBS. Later transverse myelitis. From there to nursing home where I''ve been in a wheelchair ever since. Completely paralyzed from waist down with incontinence. The hospital discharge summary received on 1/2/04 states congenital malformation, spasticity, and neurogenic bladder.
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