Acute peripheral neuropathy in adults. Guillain-Barré syndrome and related disorders.
Autor(es): Pascuzzi R M,Fleck J D
Resumo: Acute paralysis in adults has an extensive assortment of etiologies. Guillian-Barré syndrome is the most common cause of acute neuropathy in adults. This review emphasizes pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, and a practical approach to the laboratory work-up for patients with suspected Guillian-Barré syndrome. The current status of immunotherapy is reviewed.
Imprenta: Neurologic Clinics, v. 15, n. 3, p. 529-547, 1997
Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1016/S0733-8619(05)70332-7
Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis
Data de publicação: 1997