Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with tuberculosis.

Autor(es): Vyravanathan S.; Senanayake N.

Resumo: Two cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome occurring in association with chronic pulmonary tuberculosis are reported. A cell-mediated, delayed hypersensitivity reaction to, or invasion of the nerve roots by tubercle bacilli would seem to be the likely explanation of the neuropathy.

Imprenta: Postgraduate Medical Journal, v. 59, n. 694, p. 516-517, 1983

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1136/pgmj.59.694.516

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

Data de publicação: 1983