Electrophysiological, clinical and epidemiological study of Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Hong Kong Chinese.

Autor(es): Hui Andrew C. F.; Chow K. M.; Tang Amy S. Y.; Fu Michael.; Kay Richard,Wong K. S.

Resumo: The authors reviewed the clinical and electrophysiological features in 20 consecutive adult patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) admitted to a regional hospital in Hong Kong from 1993 to 1998. The majority of cases in this locality consists of the demyelinating form of GBS; epidemic, acute motor axonal neuropathy is not the predominant form. The incidence of GBS in this region of China was 0.44 per 100,000.

Imprenta: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, v. 12, n. 2, p. 134-136, 2005

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1016/j.jocn.2003.10.018

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Proteins ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Antibodies ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Epidemic ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Epidemiology

Data de publicação: 2005