Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Guillain Barre Syndrome: Management and treatment options for patients with moderate to severe progression J Neurosci Nurs 2010; 42(5):288-93.
Our patient developed Guillain Barre Syndrome I week after he had acute hepatitis with nephritic syndrome; whether he developed acute hepatitis-induced immunological reaction as a result of which he developed Guillain Barre syndrome, and the same immunological reaction was responsible for his nephritic syndrome is a subject to discussion and the mechanism remains open to speculation.
But last night one of Britain's leading Guillain Barre experts urged the public not to panic.
INTRODUCTION: Guillain Barre Syndrome, a rare neurological syndrome that may occur in pregnancy either as a co-incidental or as an antecedent event.
A 24-year-old female who had been intubated for respiratory distress was transferred to our intensive care unit, where a subsequent diagnosis of Guillain Barre Syndrome was made.
However, he was diagnosed with the crippling Guillain Barre syndrome and spent the following season on the sidelines.
But anyone with an allergy to eggs and anyone who has ever been paralyzed with Guillain Barre syndrome should not get the shot.
In the EU and other countries it is indicated for the use in: primary humoral immunodeficiency (PI); myeloma or chronic lymphatic leukaemia with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections; in children with congenital AIDS who have repeated bacterial infections; immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in children or adults at high risk of bleeding or prior to surgery to correct the platelet count; Guillain Barre syndrome; Kawasaki disease.
Patients with pharyngeal cervical brachial (PCB) variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) typically present with rapid progression of oropharyngeal and cervicobrachial weakness.
Public health officials say that the Zika virus clearly can lead to small head size, or microcephaly, in developing babies, and also appears to lead to Guillain Barre Syndrome.