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Acoustic nerve conduction abnormalities in Guillain-Barré syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3399076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We recorded brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) in two patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). One patient was acutely deaf with total absence of BAEP waveforms indicative of acoustic nerve conduction block. Hearing improved during early convalescence, and there were prolonged wave I latencies. Normal BAEPs were recorded on recovery. A second patient had bilaterally prolonged wave I latencies. These BAEP findings suggest that acoustic nerve conduction abnormalities from demyelination may occur in GBS.
Authors:
K R Nelson; R L Gilmore; A Massey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1988 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-30     Completed Date:  1988-08-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1263-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington 40536-0084.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brain Stem / physiopathology
Child, Preschool
Evoked Potentials, Auditory
Female
Humans
Male
Neural Conduction
Polyradiculoneuropathy / complications*,  physiopathology
Vestibulocochlear Nerve Diseases / etiology*,  physiopathology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
KO8 NS01005/NS/NINDS NIH HHS

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