[Polyradiculoneuritis and malaria: report of a case].

Case report of a patient who three weeks after a Plasmodium falciparum malaria presented the Guillain-Barré syndrome. There was a severe type of polyradiculoneuritis with tetraplegia and involvement of several cranial nerves (VI, VII, IX, X) evolving to death. The Guillain-Barré syndrome has been considered a immune disorder with several eliciting antigenic… CONTINUE READING