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Guillain barre syndrome in a family: a case report of four siblings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21419029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although generally a sporadic disease, a few cases of Guillain Barre syndrome clustered in families have been reported. We describe four siblings of a Pakistani family from a consanguineous marriage out of whom two developed definite GBS and two had probable GBS at different times. This suggests that there may be a genetic element in the pathogenesis of at least some forms of Guillain Barre syndrome.
Authors:
Nadia Aquil; Irfan Ahmed Khan; Bashir Soomro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi.
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