Guillain-Barre' Syndrome: A Clinical Summary
Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome is a neurological syndrome that impacts nearly 100,000 patients yearly. This disease is a severe neuropathy resulting in rapidly ascending paralysis. The presentation of Guillain-Barre’ varies depending on the subtype and the region where it is contracted. Antecedent events for Guillain-Barre’s Syndrome are not fully understood, but these are known to include bacterial or viral infections and rarely, immunizations. (Willison et al, 2016). Evidence suggests that molecular mimicry may be a component of antecedent event response, particularly in Campylobacter jejuni infections ...
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