Twelfth cranial nerve involvement in Guillian Barre syndrome

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Subrat Kumar Nanda ; Sita Jayalakshmi ; Devashish Ruikar ; Mohandas Surath (2013)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice, volume 4, issue 3, pages 338-340 (issn: 0976-3147, eissn: 0976-3155)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3821433, doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.118804
  • Subject: Guillain Barre syndrome | tongue weakness | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Case Report | twelfth cranial nerve
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Guillian Barre Syndrome (GBS) is associated with cranial nerve involvement. Commonest cranial nerves involved were the facial and bulbar (IXth and Xth). Involvement of twelfth cranial nerve is rare in GBS. We present a case of GBS in a thirteen years old boy who develop... View more
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