Guillain-Barre syndrome in an adult patient with Henoch-Schonlein purpura.

Autor(es): Aggarwal Puneet; Sahoo Ratnakar; Gadpayle A. K.; Kumar Gunjan

Resumo: A 42-year-old man presented with pain in the abdomen, massive haematemesis and rashes over the body and development of bilateral lower limb weakness the next day. The patient was later diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome with Henoch-Schonlein purpura. He was treated with intravenous immunoglobulins. At 3 months of follow-up and rehabilitation, patient showed complete recovery from weakness.

Imprenta: BMJ Case Reports, 2013

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007945

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Proteins ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Antibodies

Data de publicação: 2013