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gullian barre syndrome

Osama Ragab, Azza Ghali, Ayman Al-Malt, Shereen Al-Ahwal
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder of young obese females and characterized by headache, papilledema with raised intracranial pressure in the absence of known pathological cause. However, ophthalmoplegia is common presentation of IIH, limb weakness is rare and may led to misdiagnosis and poor outcome. CASE: We report female patient presented with acute onset of quadriparesis, headache and ophthalmoplegia, the fundus examination showed papilledema, the MRI brain showed no detectable abnormal finding...
December 2017: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Yanhua Wu, Xiaoyun Cui, Na Wu, Rui Song, Wei Yang, Wei Zhang, Dongying Fan, Zhihai Chen, Jing An
Zika virus (ZIKV) has caused major concern globally due to its rapid dissemination and close association with microcephaly in children and Gullian-Barr syndrome in adults. In this study, we identified a patient returned from Cambodia who experienced high fever, chill and myalgia. Lab tests discovered sign of severe liver injury including significantly elevated serum transaminases' level, decreased serum albumin level, and markedly increased levels of lactic dehydrogenase, alpha-hydroxybutyric dehydrogenase and creatine kinase in serum...
September 12, 2017: Scientific Reports
Irfan A Rather, Jameel B Lone, Vivek K Bajpai, Woon K Paek, Jeongheui Lim
ZIKA virus (ZIKV) poses a severe threat to the world. Recent outbreaks of ZIKV after 2007 along with its quick transmission have made this virus a matter of international concern. The virus shows symptoms that are similar to those caused in the wake of dengue virus (DENV) and other flaviviruses, which makes it difficult to discern the viral infection. Diagnosis is further complicated as the virus cross-reacts with antibodies of other viruses. Currently, molecular diagnosis of the virus is being performed by RT-PCR and IgM-captured enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (MAC-ELISA)...
2017: Frontiers in Microbiology
Man Mohan Mehndiratta, Ankur Wadhwa
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September 2016: Neurology India
Joshua A Fields, Jiaqi Li, Connor J Gulbronson, David R Hendrixson, Stuart A Thompson
Campylobacter jejuni infection is a leading bacterial cause of gastroenteritis and a common antecedent leading to Gullian-Barré syndrome. Our previous data suggested that the RNA-binding protein CsrA plays an important role in regulating several important phenotypes including motility, biofilm formation, and oxidative stress resistance. In this study, we compared the proteomes of wild type, csrA mutant, and complemented csrA mutant C. jejuni strains in an effort to elucidate the mechanisms by which CsrA affects virulence phenotypes...
2016: PloS One
Cokyaman Turgay, Tekin Emine, Koken Ozlem, S Paksu Muhammet, A Tasdemir Haydar
Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) is a life-threatening clinical entity characterized by weakness in the whole body muscles often accompanied by respiratory and bulbar paralysis. The most common cause is Gullian-Barre syndrome, but infections, spinal cord diseases, neuromuscular diseases such as myasthenia gravis, drugs and toxins, periodic hypokalemic paralysis, electrolyte disturbances, and botulism should be considered as in the differential diagnosis. Human coronaviruses (HCoVs) cause common cold, upper and lower respiratory tract disease, but in the literature presentation with the lower respiratory tract infection and AFP has not been reported previously...
July 2015: Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences
Quaid Nadri, Mohammed Mahdi Althaf
A number of neurological entities have been associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Gullian-Barre syndrome (GBS) as a presenting feature of SLE remains uncommon with just 9 cases reported in the last half-century with the first case reported in 19641-9 (Table 1). We report a young female presenting with GBS in whom SLE and WHO class V lupus nephritis (LN) was subsequently diagnosed. The neurological symptoms partially responded to pulse methylprednisone, intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and plasmapheresis...
May 2015: Annals of Saudi Medicine
Onder Arslan, Mutlu Arat, Ibrahim Tek, Erol Ayyildiz, Osman Ilhan
BACKGROUND: The number of therapeutic procedures is increasing steadily year by year with growing collaboration of departments other than Hematology. In the aim to demonstrate our single center activity we analyzed our data since four years. METHODS: Between years 1998 and 2001, 658 therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) procedures were performed on 158 patients. Median age and male/female ratio were 37 (range, 15-87) and 80/78, respectively. Main indications were myastenia gravis (n=55, 34%), TTP (n=13, 8...
June 2004: Transfusion and Apheresis Science
S Singh, S R Reddy, Archana Sud, A Wanchu, P Bambery, K D Gill
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2002: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
M Pryszmont, S Sierakowski, T Popławska, I Domysławska, J Pryszmont, B Pawlak-Tumiel
At the age of 23 the patient showed the first signs of dryness syndrome. Those symptoms developed progressively and during a few years primary Sjögren syndrome was noted. In the 37th year of life suddenly the patient developed very severe Gullian-Barré syndrome with involvement of the peripheral and central nervous system and with a considerable autonomic component. After treatment the patient improved, however mild symptoms of central and peripheral nervous system destruction remained. Those symptoms are still present and the patient is under the care of the Neurology and Rheumatology Clinic...
November 2000: Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska
R K Garg, B Karak
Syndrome of multiple cranial palsies is a common clinical problem routinely encountered in neurological practice. Anatomical patterns of cranial nerves involvement help in localizing the lesion. Various infections, malignant neoplasms and autoimmune vasculitis are common disorders leading to various syndromes of multiple cranial nerve palsies. A large number of diffuse neurological disorders (e.g. Gullian-Barre syndrome, myopathies) may also present with syndrome of multiple cranial nerve palsies. Despite extensive biochemical and radiological work-up the accurate diagnosis may not be established...
October 1999: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
J M Murthy
Fifteen cases of Gullian-Barre syndrome (GBS) following specific infection are reported. The infections include varicella, 7 infective hepatitis, 4 measles, 2 and mumps, 2. There are no specific clinical or electrophysiological features which serve to distinguish GBS seen in association of these infections from those seen in other clinical settings. There is epidemiological evidence to suggest the association between GBS and hepatitis A, and non A non B hepatitis is more of a chance occurrence. Detailed epidemiological studies are needed to established a clear relationship between other specific viral infections and GBS...
January 1994: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
G C Iloabachie
Landry Gullian Barre Syndrome is rare in pregnancy. The case described occurred in a 30 year old woman at a gestational age of 33 weeks. This is probably the 30th case described in the Literature. Unlike in some previous reports remarkable improvement occurred with caesarean section.
October 1994: West African Journal of Medicine
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