What You Need to KnowAcute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare – but serious – condition that affects the nervous system.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Providers Who Treat Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Jonathan George Murnick, MD,PhD
Departments that Treat Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology
The Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology has a team of expert physicians, board-certified pediatric radiologists, technologists, pediatric anesthesiologists and nurses, specially trained to provide pediatric radiology services for infants, children and adolescents.
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation treats and monitors infants, children and teens at all stages of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care.
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