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Acute Management of Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Abstract Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is an acute inflammatory polyneuropathy. Typical presentation is one of ascending tetraparesis with aref lexia. Variant forms of GBS include ataxia and ophthalmoplegia with aref lexia; patients with preserved ref lexes may mislead the unwary. Diagnostic dilemmas may be solved with neurophysiology and lumbar puncture. Emergency…

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