Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP),
Guillain-Barre Syndrom is an autoimmune disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system
It is usually triggered by an acute infectious process.
Two-thirds of all cases occur after a viral infection.
- increased sensitivity that spreads over the body
- Muscle paralysis that starts in the feet and legs and moves upwards to the arms and hands.
- Guillain-Barré Sign –Plantar flexion and fanning of the toes when the heel is tapped, similar in meaning to Babinski sign. indicative of neurological damage.
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