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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Guillain Barre syndrome has been observed to be associated with many diseases including many immunopathies which include, hashimoto's thyroiditis13, temporal arteritis14, autoimmune Interstitial lung diseases15, Systemic lupus erythematosis16, lupus nephritis17, cutaneous or systemic vasculitis, Sjogren syndrome myasthenia Gravis20, Henoch schonlein purpura21 Waldenstrom's disease22, cryoglobinemia, hepatitis C23, ulcerative colitis and there is also a report of Miller Fisher syndrome (a clinical variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome) and Crohn's disease24.
Life of the party": Darren Jones before he was struck down by Guillain Barre Syndrome.
However, he was diagnosed with the crippling Guillain Barre syndrome and spent the following season on the sidelines.
The German international has been out for nearly a year after being diagnosed with the potentially fatal Guillain Barre Syndrome.
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.
Patients with pharyngeal cervical brachial (PCB) variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) typically present with rapid progression of oropharyngeal and cervicobrachial weakness.
Other researchers reported in February, in the medical journal Lancet, that, during an earlier Zika outbreak in French Polynesia, Zika may have caused Guillain Barre Syndrome, a condition that can cause paralysis, in about 1 in 4,000 people who contracted Zika, and that Zika-related Guillain Barre Syndrome may have led to lingering problems with walking in about half of the patients who contracted that syndrome.
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.
Babbel, 29, has been struck down with Guillain Barre Syndrome, which can leave victims in a coma, or can even be fatal.
But anyone with an allergy to eggs and anyone who has ever been paralyzed with Guillain Barre syndrome should not get the shot.
Guillain Barre Syndrome is a rare condition, related to a patient's recovery from a viral infection, that can lead to temporary paralysis, permanent paralysis and, in some cases, death.