publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

A Rare Form of Guillan Barre Syndrome: A Child Diagnosed with Anti-GD1a and Anti-GD1b Positive Pharyngeal-Cervical-Brachial Variant

Metin Uysalol; Burak Tatlı; Erhan Aygün; Semra Kayaoğlu; Nedret Uzel; Agop Çıtak;
Open Access Turkish
  • Published: 01 Mar 2013 Journal: issn: 2146-3123, eissn: 2146-3123, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Trakya Üniversitesi
Abstract
Background: Pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) variant is a rare form of Guillan-Barre Syndrome (GBS). Antibodies against other membrane proteins like GM1b and GD1a have been found only in a small number of patients with Guillan Barre syndrome variant. Case Report: Here, we report a 5.5 year-old boy diagnosed early with positive GD1a and GD1b gangliosides of Guillan-Barre syndrome pharyngeal cervical-Brachial variant, who improved and recovered fully in a short period. This is in contrast to those whose recovery period prolongs in spite of early diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or those who experience incomplete recovery. Conclusion: In su...
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free text keywords: ganglioside antibodies, R, Guillain-Barré syndrome, pharyngeal-cervical-brachial variant, ganglioside antibodies, children, emergency department, pharyngeal-cervical-brachial variant, children, Case Report, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Medicine, emergency department
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

A Rare Form of Guillan Barre Syndrome: A Child Diagnosed with Anti-GD1a and Anti-GD1b Positive Pharyngeal-Cervical-Brachial Variant

Metin Uysalol; Burak Tatlı; Erhan Aygün; Semra Kayaoğlu; Nedret Uzel; Agop Çıtak;