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Guil·lain-Bar·ré Syndrome

A temporary inflammation of the nerves, causing pain, weakness, and paralysis in the extremities and often progressing to the chest and face. It typically occurs after recovery from a viral infection or, in rare cases, following immunization for influenza.

[After Georges Guillain (1876-1961) and Jean Alexandre , Barré (1880-1967), French neurologists.]

Guillain-Barré syndrome

(French ˌɡije ˈbareɪ)
(Pathology) an acute neurological disorder, usually following a virus or bacterial infection, that causes progressive muscle weakness and partial paralysis
[C20: named after Georges Guillain (1876–1961) and Jean Alexandre Barré (1880–1967), French neurologists]
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Noun1.Guillain-Barre syndrome - a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown
multiple neuritis, polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)

Guil·lain-Bar·ré syn·drome

n. Guillan-Barré, síndrome de, enfermedad neurológica rara que se evidencia por parálisis ascendente que comienza por las extremidades y puede llegar rápidamente a los músculos respiratorios en dos o tres semanas causando fallo respiratorio.
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Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS) is an acute autoimmune disease in which the peripheral nervous system is attacked by the immune system and IgG-antibodies.
Guillain Barre Sendromu (GBS), periferik sinir sisteminin hizli progresif seyreden simetrik gucsuzluk ve arefleksi ile karakterize akut inflamatuar otoimmun bir hastaligidir.
The health department figures mean that the commonwealth has recorded about one case of Guillain Barre Syndrome for every 400 people who test positive for Zika, and about one case of the syndrome for every 100,000 residents.
He says there were also two confirmed cases of Zika-related Guillain Barre, which can cause temporary paralysis and in some cases death.
However, there are a number of genetic and other causes for microcephaly and neurological syndromes like Guillain Barre Syndrome.
Two weeks after the end of the symptoms, Guillain Barre starts to reveal.
Machida H, Shinohara T, Hatakeyama N, Okano Y, Nakano M, Tobiume M, Naruse K, Iwahara Y Ogushi E CD-5 Positive Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma Infiltrating the Central Nervous System Presenting Guillain Barre Like Syndrome after Chemotherapy.
Acute viral hepatitis A is uncommonly associated with various neurological manifestations like encephalitis, meningitis, myelitis, radiculitis, Guillain Barre Syndrome and mononeuritis multiplex.
En ambas situaciones el diagnostico fue dificil, especialmente por la rapidez de la evolucion y la presencia de compromiso tanto del sistema nervioso central como periferico, en particular, en el primer paciente en el cual claramente se observa la superposicion con el sindrome de Guillain Barre, corroborado con los estudios neurofisiologicos.
Data Source: A nationwide federal Guillain Barre Syndrome surveillance system.
Among the adverse events reported are syncope, dizziness, nausea, Guillain Barre syndrome, venous thromboembolism, and death, according to Dr.