Adverse effect of polyvalent immunoglobulin in the treatment of Guillain-Barre syndrome.


BACKGROUND Acute polyradiculoneuropathy or Guillain-Barre syndrome is a neurological disease which may present with severe forms which have a poor prognosis. The patient's management requires multidisciplinary specialised care. Morbidity has been reported to be significantly improved with initial therapy using high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG… (More)