Chapter 6. Guillain–Barré Syndrome

  1. Bernadette Kalman and
  2. Thomas H. Brannagan III
  1. Thomas H. Brannagan III and
  2. Eduardo A. De Sousa

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch6

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Brannagan, T. H. and De Sousa, E. A. (2007) Guillain–Barré Syndrome, in Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice (eds B. Kalman and T. H. Brannagan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158404

Online ISBN: 9780470692363

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Keywords:

  • single syndrome;
  • acroparesthesias;
  • oligosaccharides;
  • gangliosides;
  • genetics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Immunopathogenesis

  • Diagnosis

  • Clinical presentation and GBS variants

  • Laboratory/CSF

  • Neurophysiology

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Supportive, preventive, and intensive care

  • Prognosis

  • References