Causes of polyneuropathy in the elderly.

Autor(es): George J,Twomey J A

Resumo: Seventy-four patients over 65 years with electrophysiologically confirmed polyneuropathies were reviewed. Common causes were diabetes (27%), neoplasms (13%) and the Guillain-Barré syndrome (11%). In only 28% was no cause identified.

Imprenta: Age and Ageing, v. 15, n. 4, p. 247-249, 1986

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1093/ageing/15.4.247

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Epidemiology

Data de publicação: 1986