Guillain-Barre syndrome

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Synonyms for Guillain-Barre syndrome

a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs

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Life of the party": Darren Jones before he was struck down by Guillain Barre Syndrome.
I underwent intensive tests and was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome.
The family, of Cumbria, have spent six months at Crawford House after Steven was taken seriously ill with Guillain Barre Syndrome, which severely affects the nervous system.
And it caused the rare Guillain Barre Syndrome, which makes the immune system attack nerves.
However, he was diagnosed with the crippling Guillain Barre syndrome and spent the following season on the sidelines.
Rita Gillooly, aged 66, was taken ill two days after getting the injection and was diagnosed as suffering from Guillain Barre Syndrome - a condition which affects the nervous system and paralyses sufferers, her family said last night.
People with an allergy to eggs and anyone who has ever been paralyzed with Guillain Barre syndrome should not receive a flu shot.
Due to concern for Guillain Barre syndrome, lumbar puncture and electromyography with nerve conduction studies were ordered.