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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)
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