ICD-9 code 045 for Acute poliomyelitis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -POLIOMYELITIS AND OTHER NON-ARTHROPOD-BORNE VIRAL DISEASES AND PRION DISEASES OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (045-049).
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