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A Case Study of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 1311-1312

Keywords : MRI; GBS; Auto Immune Disorder;

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GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME (GBS) is a rare, serious neurological auto-immune disorder that affects the peripheral nervous system and can lead to weakness and paralysis may last for months or yearswhich is triggered by an acute bacterial or viral infection, which causes weakness and tingling at different parts of the body joints and spread later. The exact cause of Guillain-Barre Syndrome is still unknown; also there is no known cure. The mortality rate varies from 4% to 7%. A female patient aged 63 was admitted with complaints of pain in all the joints since 20days. History of weakness and burning sensation in all limbs and also not able to walk. Central Nervous System showed weakness in all limbs. The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan of Brain with Spine showed acute infarct seen in the left thalamus and mild diffuse age related cerebral atrophy. Patient felt comfortable and walks with support at the time of discharge.

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