Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Guillain-Barré syndrome

[¦gē·yan bə′rā ‚sin‚drōm]
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The German was handed a lucrative deal during his recuperation from Guillian-Barre Syndrome and could sit tight for the remaining two years of his contract.
The theoretical basis for therapeutic plasmapheresis in Guillian-Barre syndrome is that removal of IgM antiperipheral nerve myelin antibodies and high titered IgG antiganglioside antibodies diminishes pathologic tissue changes mediated by these antibodies.
Guillian-Barre Syndrome happens when the fatty sheaths covering nerves become damaged and can lead to paralysis.
Just six months ago he was confined to a wheelchair due to the debilitating effects of Guillian-Barre Syndrome.