Acute axonal form of Guillain-Barré syndrome in a multiple sclerosis patient: chance association or linked disorders?

@article{Capello2000AcuteAF,
  title={Acute axonal form of Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome in a multiple sclerosis patient: chance association or linked disorders?},
  author={Elisabetta Capello and Luca Roccatagliata and Angelo E Schenone and Paola Gazzola and Matilde Inglese and Mario Abbruzzese and Giovanni Luigi Mancardi},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={223-5}
}
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterized by inflammation, demyelination and gliosis, involving the central nervous system (CNS) and commonly sparing the peripheral nervous system (PNS). Coexistence of CNS and PNS chronic demyelination has been rarely demonstrated in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathies (CIDP) and in MS, but the occurrence of acute polyradiculoneuropathy in a patient with MS is even more unusual. We describe the case of a woman with relapsing-remitting MS… CONTINUE READING