Guillain Barre syndrome in a family: a case report of four siblings.

Autor(es): Aquil Nadia; Khan Irfan Ahmed; Soomro Bashir

Resumo: Although generally a sporadic disease, a few cases of Guillain Barre syndrome clustered in families have been reported. We describe four siblings of a Pakistani family from a consanguineous marriage out of whom two developed definite GBS and two had probable GBS at different times. This suggests that there may be a genetic element in the pathogenesis of at least some forms of Guillain Barre syndrome.

Imprenta: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan, v. 21, n. 3, p. 179-181, 2011

Identificador do objeto digital: 03.2011/JCPSP.179181

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis

Data de publicação: 2011