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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In a recent report of the Therapeutics and Technology and Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology, TPE was established as an effective course of treatment for many diseases; it is offered in cases of severe acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP)/GBS, in the short-term management of CIDP (Class I, Level A), and is probably effective and should be considered for mild AIDP/GBS (9).
3 [+ or -] 17 Grade 0 0 0 Grade 1 0 0 Grade 2 0 1 Grade 3 3 3 Grade 4 5 0 Grade 5 2 0 Grade 6 0 0 GBS: Guillain Barre Syndrome, TPE: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, AIDP: Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, AMAN: Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy, AMSAN, Acute Motor Sensory Axonal Neuropathy, CIDP: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Table 3.
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