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Anti-GQ1b-Negative Miller Fisher Syndrome After Campylobacter jejuni Enteritis.
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PMID:  22883289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Miller Fisher syndrome is a clinical variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome, characterized by acute-onset ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia. It results from an immune response to a cross-reactive antigen between GQ1b ganglioside in human neurons and lipo-oligosaccharides of certain bacteria, e.g., Campylobacter jejuni. Anti-GQ1b antibody is a powerful diagnostic marker for Miller Fisher syndrome. However, only a small number of anti-GQ1b-negative Miller Fisher syndrome cases are documented. A 13-year-old boy demonstrated typical clinical features of Miller Fisher syndrome 1 week after C. jejuni enteritis, but was anti-GQ1b and anti-GM1b antibody-negative.
Kyung Yeon Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1873-5150     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatrics, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Republic of Korea.
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