Guillain-Barre syndrome

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Related to Guillian Barre syndrome: myasthenia gravis
  • noun

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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Babbel is still reeling from the effects of Guillian Barre Syndrome.
MacDonald confirmed Morten Wieghorst was making progress in his fight against Guillian Barre syndrome, which left him paralysed and on a ventilator.
ProVita cares for and rehabilitates patients of post-road traffic accident (RTA) who were left with permanent disabling conditions, those who have sustained C1-C4 (cervical) fracture, those with neuromuscular diseases (such as multiple sclerosis, amytropic lateral sclerosis or spinal muscular dystrophy, Guillian Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Syndrome), and children with congenital disorders in need of ventilation or intensive respiratory support.
The Liverpool defender has fully recovered from the Guillian Barre syndrome which kept him out for most of the season.
Macdonald confirmed that Stubbs' team-mate, Danish international Morten Wieghorst, was also making good progress in his fight against Guillian Barre Syndrome.