Study of Guillain Barre Syndrome in Children

Basutkar, Prashanth and *, Shashidhar Veerappa and *, Shilpa N and *, Sreekantha and *, Remya and *, Vinodchandran and *, Avinash S S (2014) Study of Guillain Barre Syndrome in Children. International Journal of Contemporary Surgery, 2 (1). pp. 30-34. ISSN 2320-9615

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Abstract

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is also called Landry's paralysis or Guillain-Barre-Strol Syndrome, it is an acute polyneuropathy affecting mainly the peripheral nervous system. The most common presentation is ascending paralysis, weakness starting from the feet and hands and slowly start migrating to trunk and unusual sensation or pain in the lower limbs with dysfunction of autonomic nervous system. This disease is usually initiated by infection and may lead to life threatening complications. Here we have studied in detail about the cause, presentation, management and complications of 30 cases of clinically proved GBS.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: GBS, Etiology, Symptoms, Management And Complications
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Biochemistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2014 06:43
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2014 06:43
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140512

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