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Post Traumatic brain Injury (TBI) presenting with Guillain-Barré Syndrome and elevated Anti-Ganglioside Antibodies: A Case report and Review of the literature.
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PMID:  25158009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
ABSTRACT Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a demyelinating polyneuropathy resulting in sensory, motor and autonomic symptoms. The severity of the disease can range from mild to severe but it is classically described as an ascending demyelinating process. Initially thought to be the sequelae of a bacterial or viral infection, the clinical symptoms of post-infective GBS can present up to four weeks after sentinel injury. A rarely defined post-surgical GBS has been since described after major cranial, cardiothoracic and gastro-intestinal surgery. Post traumatic GBS is an even more unusual presentation with very few cases reported in contemporary academic literature. We present a case of GBS presenting two weeks after non-operative traumatic brain injury and a review of the literature.
Kevin R Carr; Manan Shah; Rachel Garvin; Ahmed Shakir; Carlayne Jackson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of neuroscience     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1563-5279     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0270707     Medline TA:  Int J Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-23     Citation Subset:  -    
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