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