Brainstem involvement in a child with ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, areflexia syndrome.

Autor(es): Fargas A,Roig M,Vazquez E,Fitó A

Resumo: The anatomic location and pathogenesis of the ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, areflexia syndrome, which includes both the Miller-Fisher syndrome and Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis, continues to be a matter for debate. A patient with this syndrome is reported, and the brainstem location of the lesion and elevated titers of anti-GM1 antibodies in serum are demonstrated.

Imprenta: Pediatric Neurology, v. 18, n. 1, p. 73-75, 1998

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1016/S0887-8994(97)00141-0

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Proteins ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Antibodies ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Immunology

Data de publicação: 1998