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The triad of ataxia, areflexia and ophthalmoplegia was first described as a variant of the Guillain-Barre syndrome in 1932 by Collier. In 1956, Miller Fisher reported three patients with ataxia, areflexia, and ophthalmoplegia as a separate entity. Since then, 223 cases of Miller Fisher syndrome have been published. The male/female ratio is 2:1 with a mean… (More)
In four patients with bacterial meningitis a primary intranasal encephalocele was found as portal of entry. In two of the cases the malformation had been misdiagnosed as a nasal polyp and operated upon. In two patients a cerebrospinal fluid fistula developed spontaneously at the age of 54 years. None of the patients had associated symptoms indicating the… (More)
Miller Fisher's syndrome is characterized by the symptomtrias of ophtalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia. Five cases of Miller Fisher syndrome are presented.; the nosological position of this disorder is reviewed. Involvement of brainstem is present in some cases--but obviously facultative.