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A rare case of Guillain-Barre syndrome with pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17058576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare neuorological disorder affecting 6-24/ 1,00,000 population during pregnancy. The case involved a 29-year-old woman conceived after 14 years of marriage presenting with 16 weeks pregnancy and clinical symptoms of Guillain-Barre syndrome. It was confirmed by nerve conduction test and patient was started on intravenous immunoglobulin. She had a rapid recovery following therapy and subsequent follow-up 3 months later showed complete recovery and healthy ongoing pregnancy. Various diagnostic and treatment options are discussed.
Jaya Vijayaraghavan; D Vasudevan; Nazira Sadique; K S Rajeswari; Monna Pondurangi; Jayshree
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-23     Completed Date:  2007-01-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Guillain-Barre Syndrome / diagnosis*,  therapy
Immunoglobulin G / metabolism
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous / therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*,  therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous

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