Acute hepatitis B presenting as Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Autor(es): Ray Gautam,Ghosh Bhaskar,Bhattacharyya Rahul

Resumo: Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with acute hepatitis B virus infection is rare. We report a 56-year-old man who presented as Guillain-Barré syndrome in the absence of icterus and was subsequently shown to have acute hepatitis B. He improved on conservative therapy.

Imprenta: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, v. 22, n. 6, p. 228, 2003

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

Data de publicação: 2003