Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262.
- Published Article
Annual review of medicine
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1990
Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute inflammatory demyelinative neuropathy usually presenting as a symmetric areflexic paralysis. An immunologic pathogenesis is likely. Early diagnosis is important since good supportive care and plasmapheresis can decrease morbidity and hasten recovery.
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