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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She was taken to a walk-in centre before going to her local A&E where she was admitted and, after a barrage of tests, diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome.
Life of the party": Darren Jones before he was struck down by Guillain Barre Syndrome.
Serious adverse events--including syncope, venous thromboembolism (VTE), and Guillain Barre syndrome--occurred mostly in individuals with other contributing factors.
A CHARITY match to help sufferers of Guillain Barre Syndrome kicks off tomorrow night at Rhyl FC's ground (6pm).
I underwent intensive tests and was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome.
It is not recommended for pregnant women or those with asthma, chronic lung or heart disease; chronic underlying medical conditions such as diabetes or kidney disorders; immune suppression or immune system problems; children or adolescents receiving aspirin therapy, anyone allergic to eggs; or those with a history of Guillain Barre syndrome.
GBS support I WRITE as a former sufferer of 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.
Due to concern for Guillain Barre syndrome, lumbar puncture and electromyography with nerve conduction studies were ordered.
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.
The teenager, once a fit and healthy 14-year-old and a member of Liverpool FC's Academy, had been paralysed by Guillain Barre Syndrome, a relatively rare condition affecting the peripheral nerves and with no known cause or cure.