Polyradiculoneuritis and infectious hepatitis: report of a case

Autor(es): Kouyoumdjian, J. A.

Resumo: A case of the Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome ( GBSS ) in a 7 year-old-patient convalescing from infectious hepatitis possibly by virus A is presented. The GBSS represent a rare complication from this disease and in more than 50% of all cases reported in the literature it appeared after the icteric phase. Other neurologic complications are described as follows: cranial nerve involvement, encephalitis, myelitis, meningitis, peripheral neuropathy, tremor syndrome, behaviour dysfunction and focal neurological signs.

Imprenta: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, v. 42, n. 1, p. 45-49, 1984

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1590/S0004-282X1984000100008

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Viral infections ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Virus

Data de publicação: 1984